Federal Court certifies $891 million class action lawsuit against Community Health Services after appeals court revives case

The U.S. District Court for Middle Tennessee has certified an $891 million class action filed in 2011 against Franklin-based Community Health Systems for an alleged Medicare fraud scheme. In a detailed Memorandum opinion, Federal Judge Eli Richardson set forth in detail the facts upon which he relied for the certification. Memorandum of...

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AbbVie Sued in Class Action for Shielding Humira from Competition in The United States Until 2023 Using 136 Patents

Drugmaker giant, AbbVie, is facing a putative class-action lawsuit for its use of 136 patents on its drug Humira, which effectively protects it from competition until 2023. This complaint followed harsh criticism of AbbVie CEO, Richard Gonzalez, for the company’s strategic use of patents and high drug prices by the Senate Finance Committee...

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