Inflation Anxiety Rising Among Law Firm Leaders: The Morning Minute

[ad_1] INFLATED CONCERNS – As recently as late December, corporate transactional lawyers were feelin’ groovy about their prospects heading into 2022, saying they expected the breakneck pace of deals to continue well into the new year. But less than a month later, not everyone is as optimistic. As Law.com’s Andrew Maloney reports, rising inflation has become a top concern […]

Reduced deductions for out-of-state businesses and state courts

[ad_1] petition this week go through Andrew Hamm January 15, 2022 12:00 AM This week, we focused on asking the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether the cap on state and local tax deductions on the $10,000 federal income return mandated by the 2017 law violates the Constitution by enforcing state tax policy, […]

Law.com Trendspotter: The Great Resignation Could Be a Great Opportunity for In-House Departments to Gain Ground in the Talent War

[ad_1] This article originally appeared on Corporate Counsel Advance, our new premium offering that brings you practical guidance content highlighting the evolving role and global nature of a GC, including leadership, business navigation, career development, and legal department management. CLICK HERE to subscribe and never miss out on what in-house leaders are reading. The Trend: The legal industry talent war, […]

Debate Intensifies Over Potential Discipline for Penn Law Professor Amy Wax

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Lawsuits Over Premature Infant Formula Deaths Are Growing

[ad_1] Nearly 50 lawsuits allege cow’s milk-based infant formula has killed or sickened premature babies, even after one of the primary defendants, Abbott Laboratories, has accused some plaintiff firms of filing sham cases. For the past two years, lawsuits over infant formula have targeted Abbott Laboratories, maker of the Similac brand, and Enfamil manufacturer Mead […]

Biden team regroups after failed coronavirus test

[ad_1] Worried but not giving up, President Joe Biden is anxiously pushing for people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 after the Supreme Court suspended the administration’s sweeping vaccination or testing program for large employers. With hospitals overwhelmed and record numbers of people infected with the omicron variant, the government wants states and companies to hand […]

CMS delays vaccine authorization deadlines in 24 states

[ad_1] Health care workers in the 24 states newly authorized for the COVID-19 vaccine by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will need to get their first shot by Feb. 14 and get their first shot by March 15, according to new guidance released by CMS Friday. Last stitch. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday […]

Insufficient blood supply in hospitals | Modern healthcare

[ad_1] Some hospitals have had to cancel surgeries and reschedule urgent care as blood supplies drop across the country. Only about half of hospitals’ blood orders are filled, according to group buying group Vizient. Some rural facilities are forced to categorize care by prioritizing who gets treatment and who doesn’t. “Some of my colleagues in […]

MedPAC Develops New Alternative Payment Model Strategy

[ad_1] The Medicare Payments Advisory Committee believes that new models with different risk trajectories and administratively set savings benchmarks could be the way forward for alternative population-based payment models, although committee members noted at Friday’s meeting that there are still many details to work out. Commissioner Brian Debske, chief executive of medical device maker DeRoyal […]