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Supreme Court hears case over $12 billion insurers say they are owed in risk corridors payments

The Supreme Court today is scheduled to hear oral arguments over risk corridor payments insurers say they are owed by the federal government. Insurers argue the government owes them $ 12 billion in back payments for losses from participating in Affordable Care Act plans. The ACA promised the funds for three years, from 2014 to… Read More »

J&J found liable in Oklahoma opioid case and ordered to pay $572M; pledges to appeal

Johnson & Johnson fought hard against Oklahoma’s claims the company played a “kingpin” role in the state’s opioid epidemic, but its lawyers fell short in those efforts after a six-week trial. On Monday, Judge Thad Balkman ruled that J&J created a public nuisance and ordered the company to pay $ 572 million as part of an opioid abatement plan.  Oklahoma… Read More »

J&J, Colgate ordered to pay nearly $10 million in California talc cancer case

Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York. Lucas Jackson | Reuters A California jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of a plaintiff who blamed her cancer on talcum-based products made by Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive. Plaintiff Patricia Schmitz will be awarded $ 4.8 million in damages from… Read More »