PhrMA sued in federal court in Maine alleging
that the Maine Rx prior authorization requirement violates federal law because it does nothing to advance the purposes of Medicaid.
Judge Kram also decided the plaintiffs had failed to allege facts that constituted evidence of recklessness: When motive is not alleged and the plaintiff relies entirely on allegations of recklessness in alleging
scienter, the evidence presented must be proportionately greater than if motive is alleged.
In suits brought against an officer under Title 42 United States Code, Section 1983, alleging
the officer's use of force violated the Constitution, the plaintiff will frequently assert that the officer's violation of the department's policy is evidence of the constitutional violation.
Reed, the Supreme Court decided that a prosecutor giving advice to police in the course of an ongoing investigation is entitled to only qualified immunity from a lawsuit alleging
a constitutional violation.
Healthcare (USHC) plan in Philadelphia filed two class action cases against USHC and all of its constituent plans, alleging
violations of the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act.
SDA sued the firm, alleging
it had invested in Embrace in reliance on the auditor's representations and work product, saying they contained numerous material errors, inaccuracies and false statements regarding Embrace's financial condition.
Mason County.(25) Plaintiffs sued the county alleging
that sheriff's deputies used excessive force in four separate incidents and that the officers' actions resulted in part from inadequate training.
The investors filed a class-action suit alleging
Redled filed an antitrust suit alleging
price fixing by its five largest customers, which it said conspired to fix and hold down the prices they were paying Redled for lead ingot.
A black homosexual former state prisoner brought a [section] 1983 action against prison officials, alleging
that their failure to protect him from repeated sexual assaults over an 18-month period violated his Eighth Amendment and equal protection rights.
A prisoner brought a pro se [section] 1983 action against the District of Columbia, alleging
that he suffered constitutional violations while incarcerated in a private prison operated under contract with the District.
A state inmate brought a [section] 1983 action, alleging
that officials were liable for injuries he received in an accident while en route to a correctional facility, for denying post-accident care, and for providing inadequate care.
An inmate sued county corrections officials and a food service company under [section] 1983, alleging
failure to provide him with sanitary meals.
A detainee brought a [section] 1983 action against a county jail officer, alleging
permanent traumatization as a result of being made to sit in his feces for five hours after his repeated requests to use a toilet were denied by the officer.
Administrators of a deceased inmate's estate asserted state and federal law claims against a sheriff and county, alleging
that the inmate's death resulted from the denial of medical treatment while the inmate was a pretrial detainee in a county jail.