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Ex-Tenet VP, others loses bid to toss kickback case

A federal judge has rejected bids by a former Tenet Healthcare Corp executive and two other men to dismiss charges that they participated in a kickback scheme that funneled pregnant Hispanic women to hospitals the company owned and allowed it to fraudulently bill state Medicaid programs for $400 million.

Former Insys CEO's wife avoids prison over opioid kickbacks

A former sales representative for Insys Therapeutics Inc who married the then-chief executive was sentenced on Monday to six months of home confinement after admitting that she engaged in a kickback scheme to boost sales of the company's fentanyl spray.

High court signals interest in aviation design-defect claim

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday called for the views of the solicitor general regarding a product liability lawsuit against aircraft manufacturer Avco Corp by a widow who says that a faulty engine designed by the Textron subsidiary was responsible for her husband’s fatal 2005 plane crash.

Artist's widow loses copyright fight over Thelonious Monk beer label

A federal judge in San Jose has dismissed a copyright lawsuit against North Coast Brewing Co by a woman whose late husband painted an image of jazz musician Thelonious Monk for the company's beer labels, ruling that the company has an irrevocable license to use the image.

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