Prosecutors behaving badly … again

On September 16, 2020, a Manhattan federal judge – Judge Alison J. Nathan – issued a scathing order critiquing prosecutors of misleading the court about the disclosure of potentially exculpatory evidence.  The court further ordered two Southern District of New York...

HIPAA conviction sticks against gynecologist

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of Dr. Rita Luthra, a gynecologist in Springfiled, Massachusetts, for violating the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) and for obstruction of a criminal health care...

Charges dismissed

In the highly contested Theranos prosecution, U.S. District Court Judge Davila dismissed three counts from the indictment. About Theranos Company Theranos is a health care and life sciences company founded by CEO Elizabeth Holmes. Theranos’ mission was to...

More telemedicine prosecutions

About Two Telemedicine Companies Yesterday, prosecutors in New Jersey unsealed an Indictment against a husband and wife owned two telemedicine companies. The Indictment alleges a $56 million fraud. Prosecutors claim that Reinaldo and Jean Wilson orchestrated a...

Sometimes it pays to go to trial

If the recent Insys prosecution taught us anything, it is that sometimes it pays to go to trial. The defendants in that case were facing life sentences before trial. Insys prosecution in 2019 The Insys prosecution started in 2019. The government brought the cases...