Tagged: U.s. Department Of Justice

Walmart Asks Judge to Toss Opioid Case

Walmart Asks Judge to Toss Opioid Case

Health CareLegal

Walmart Inc. of Bentonville has asked a federal judge to throw out the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against it over allegations that its pharmacists unlawfully dispensed opioids, fueling the national opioid crisis. read more >

Crime and Punishment (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Crime and Punishment (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionBanking & FinanceLegalTechnology & TelecomEditor's Note

Tracking bitcoin transfers requires high-level expertise in blockchain technology, but knowing that money has been moved from one state-of-the-art safe to another is one thing; getting the money out is another. read more >

Liquidation Looming For Cantrell Drug Co.

Liquidation Looming For Cantrell Drug Co.

Cantrell Drug Co., already reorganizing under bankruptcy court protection, may not survive another week after the U.S. Food & Drug Administration alerted health care professionals and patients not to use drugs from the Little Rock company. read more >

Federal Crackdown on False Loan Claims Ensnares IberiaBank

Federal Crackdown on False Loan Claims Ensnares IberiaBank

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

When IberiaBank Corp. agreed in December to pay $11.7 million to settle allegations by Arkansas whistleblowers that it filed false claims for mortgage loan guarantees, it became the first lender working in the state to join a lengthy roster of lenders that have settled similar allegations with the U.S. Department of Justice since 2011. read more >

Suit Challenges Rule on Anti-Union Activities

Suit Challenges Rule on Anti-Union Activities

LegalRestaurants & FoodTransportation

Little Rock was a magnet for representatives from law firms around the country last week when U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker heard arguments in the first federal lawsuit attempting to stop the Obama administration’s new “persuader rule” concerning anti-union activities. read more >