A document dump—where a party responds to a document request by unfairly producing as many debatably responsive documents as possible in an effort to bury the opposition in paper—is one o
The Department of Public Welfare can't retroactively deny a hospice medical assistance benefits for treating patients who did not decline in health, the Commonwealth Court has ruled
Cases these days seem to involve more paper than ever. While detailed documentation may generally be a good thing, it has also resulted in an additional seat at the deposition table just for all the
...as having Class IV cardiac disease.DPW accepted Dr. Mark Bates' opinion that patient was not terminally ill when admitted to hospice care...
Hospice • Medical Assistance • Reimbursement • End of Life • Medically Necessary • Eligibilit
...version. The opinion, written by U.S. District Judge John Bates, the presiding FISA court judge at the time, addresses the government'...
Originally Published: National Law Journal
The Legal Intelligencer
Aspiring lawyers with anxious faces sat at two of Pepper Hamilton's long conference tables as 25 nervously prepared to sell themselves to 25 established Philadelphia-area lawyers staring back at them
From litigating pharmaceutical and medical device cases to litigating worker safety and motor vehicle cases, pre-emption is an issue
...stick to simple, minimal alpha-numeric naming structures, with drivers like dates, Bates numbering, document origin, etc. One trick to keep like items together is...
Originally Published: Law Technology News
In the past year, I attended two high-level e-discovery conferences at which participants spoke of living in a "bubble," by which they meant a world where the e-discovery experts discussed the ramifi
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