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November 7, 2018
Wage and hour class actions continue to be filed against employers in great numbers, with the potential exposure in those cases often enormous. A company’s first and often best opportunity to successfully defend a class action is to defeat...
August 24, 2018
Any accusations of discrimination against an employer are distressing, especially when they are false. Epstein Becker Green has substantial experience defending employers against claims of discrimination. For example, in July 2018, we...
July 31, 2018
Competition for federal, state, and local government contracts continues to be fierce. If your company finds itself in competition for, and then awarded, a lucrative government contract, there’s a strong chance that your company will be pulled...
April 24, 2018
California law provides for a unique mechanism by which employees can file suit on behalf of other employees without bringing claims as class actions—the Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”). PAGA generally allows an employee to...
March 30, 2018
Businesses nationwide have been plagued by litigation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), a law meant to protect consumers from unsolicited auto-dialed and prerecorded phone calls, text messages, and faxed advertisements. When the...
March 16, 2018
One of the most confusing and contentious issues for both employers and workers is identifying whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor. The consequences to an employer of misclassifying employees as independent contractors...
March 13, 2018
More and more, employees are bringing claims on a “joint employer” theory, seeking to hold their employer and another entity liable for alleged unlawful conduct. The “joint employer” argument frequently comes up in the...
March 2, 2018
Behavioral health providers face an ever-changing legal, regulatory, and technological environment, as well as an increasing demand for “telemental health services” (i.e., behavioral health services delivered via interactive audio or...
February 28, 2018
At a time of continued employer, insurance, and governmental market evolution and uncertainty, health systems face myriad challenges, as well as opportunities. Many are finding that a larger scale is required in order to meet the access,...
January 3, 2018
During the past decade, private equity firms have been heavily investing in the health care industry. Deal opportunities in health care continue to abound, and they’re driving investor interest and fierce competition. With its robust health...
October 19, 2017
With the increase in more integrated health systems through consolidation and alignment, Epstein Becker Green’s experience in this space has been valuable to a number of clients entering these types of agreements. For example, the firm has...
October 12, 2017
Epstein Becker Green has won a significant summary judgment motion as to all claims for its client Wakefern Food Corporation (“Wakefern”). The claims at issue were $24 million. Wakefern is the largest retailer-owned supermarket...
September 21, 2017
Epstein Becker Green advised Kennedy Health System, an integrated health care delivery system serving the residents of Camden, Burlington, and Gloucester counties in southern New Jersey, in connection with an affiliation transaction with Thomas...
May 31, 2017
Epstein Becker Green advised Virginia Health Network, Inc. (“VHN”), a wholesale model preferred provider organization (“PPO”) owned by a consortium of hospitals in the Richmond and Hampton Roads areas of Virginia, in...
May 15, 2017
While the tragic consequences of the opioid epidemic continue to make headlines, and manufacturers and retailers face lawsuits for distributing these potent and addictive painkillers, Epstein Becker Green recently defended a retailer that stood its...
May 3, 2017
In May 2017, Epstein Becker Green attorneys achieved a major victory for a national insurance company in a wage and hour class action pending in Los Angeles Superior Court. The Epstein Becker Green team convinced the trial court to deny the...
April 12, 2017
Epstein Becker Green has obtained a significant victory for its client Corporate Transportation Company and affiliated entities (collectively, “CTG”) when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed down its long-awaited...
March 16, 2017
On February 10, 2017, the Teamsters served a petition seeking to represent a 21-employee micro-unit at a single site of an Epstein Becker Green client, one of the largest nonprofit agencies in Southern California. When the petition was filed, only...
February 1, 2017
Epstein Becker Green represented Fallon Health in connection with the sale of its subsidiary, Home Staff, to Associated Home Care, an affiliate of Amedisys, for an undisclosed amount. Home Staff provides nonmedical home care and private duty...
February 1, 2017
Epstein Becker Green represented SpecialtyCare, a leading provider of outsourced perfusion, intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM), and surgical services, in its acquisition of Trident Health, a highly regarded perfusion services company, for a cash...
December 15, 2016
Disputes frequently arise over whether an employee is entitled to be paid for accrued, but unused, vacation time at the end of his or her employment. Epstein Becker Green has experience protecting clients against and in such situations. For...
December 1, 2016
In December 2016, Epstein Becker Green obtained the dismissal of a statewide representative action against a California employer. The plaintiff had alleged that our client did not pay several thousand California employees for all time worked, denied...
October 13, 2016
On October 13, 2016, Epstein Becker Green (“EBG”) won a significant victory for a large nonprofit agency in Southern California when the California Court of Appeal upheld the demurrer and judgment granted in our client’s favor in...
September 28, 2016
In September 2016, Epstein Becker Green attorneys obtained a decisive victory for one of the world’s top law firms in a race discrimination, national origin discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed in federal district court in Brooklyn,...
September 1, 2016
Epstein Becker Green, as lead counsel, advised Barnabas Health, a seven-hospital system based in West Orange, New Jersey, on the health regulatory, organizational design, and corporate transactional aspects of a merger with Robert Wood Johnson, a...
July 9, 2016
Epstein Becker Green achieved a victory on behalf of William Brockhaus in his breach-of-contract action against Luis Miguel, a Mexican singer and icon in Latin America. In August 2011, the defendant invited the plaintiff, a longtime friend, to...
June 6, 2016
Epstein Becker Green assisted iExhale in the launch of an application to promote mental health and happiness. The app allows users to speak with a board-certified therapist instantly via in-app messaging or by phone. Additionally, users have access...
June 1, 2016
Epstein Becker Green has successfully advised Ginger.io, Inc., a big data/behavioral analytics health care company based in San Francisco, on a number of regulatory issues concerning, among other things, telehealth, corporate practice of medicine,...
April 26, 2016
After more than five years of litigation, on April 26, 2016, a three-judge Superior Court panel in Pennsylvania upheld the denial of a motion for certification of a class action against Epstein Becker Green clients Keystone Mercy and AmeriHealth...
April 1, 2016
Epstein Becker Green recently concluded a favorable class action settlement for a leading in-flight Internet service provider. In 2014, the client was sued in a putative class action in the Eastern District of New York. The claims against the...