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Lawyers’ Malpractice Coverage Falls Short (access required)

Lawyers facing a $6,975,000 malpractice award for bungling a patent application for a client’s advertising-based internet game have only $5 million in malpractice cover­age, not the $10 million available for claims arising after Oct. 25, 2006, even though an attorney-client ...

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Discovery Ordered for ERISA Benefits Denial (access required)

In a widow’s suit challenging MetLife’s denial of ERISA-covered life insurance ben­efits for her husband’s death after a fall, the Charlottesville U.S. District Court Magis­trate Judge orders supplemental discovery regarding MetLife’s interpretation of certain provisions of its plan handbook and ...

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No Medicare Drug Coverage for ‘Off Label’ Use (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court upholds denial of Medicare Part D coverage for myco­phenolate mofetil, brand name CellCept, for off-label treatment of systemic sclerosis with interstitial lung disease and pulmonary fibrosis; although an ALJ found the drug should be covered ...

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