Recent News and Industry Developments

Virus Alert: Worldwide “PETYA” Ransomware Attack
Advisories | Virus Alert: Worldwide “PETYA” Ransomware Attack

June 29, 2017 On Tuesday, cyber criminals launched yet another ransomware attack targeting businesses and government agencies across the globe.  This virus, dubbed the “Petya,” “NotPetya,” “Petna,” or “Petrwrap” virus,… Read more »

Advisory: OIG Announces New Schedule for Updating Annual Work Plan
Advisories | Advisory: OIG Announces New Schedule for Updating Annual Work Plan

June 20, 2017 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has announced that, effective June 15, 2017, it will provide monthly updates… Read more »

Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict
Verdicts | Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict

After a four-day jury trial, Neal Lewis and Brandy Balding obtained a defense verdict. Plaintiff alleged that he was misdiagnosed and received negligent treatment after a left biceps tendon rupture.… Read more »

Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict
Verdicts | Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict

After A Three-Day Trial, Tracie Dorfman And Benjamin Wengerd Obtained A Defense Verdict. On July 27, 2011, plaintiff presented to the defendant general dentist complaining of loose teeth. The defendant… Read more »

HDJN Complimentary Webinar: Health Care Reform Beyond the ACA
Events | HDJN Complimentary Webinar: Health Care Reform Beyond the ACA

HDJN is pleased to offer a complimentary webinar, “Health Care Reform Beyond the ACA,” featuring Ken Leonczyk from the Advisory Board. Ken is a senior director and international spokesperson for… Read more »

OIG Releases Medicaid Control Units FY 2016 Annual Report
Advisories | OIG Releases Medicaid Control Units FY 2016 Annual Report

May 31, 2017 In May 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its annual report of the Medicaid Fraud Control Units… Read more »

A Field Guide to Civil Practice in the Eastern District of Virginia: Practice Pointers & Views from the Bench
Events | A Field Guide to Civil Practice in the Eastern District of Virginia: Practice Pointers & Views from the Bench

The Federal Bar Association – Richmond Chapter, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, and Virginia Trial Lawyers Association are hosting the in-person program, A Field Guide to Civil Practice in the… Read more »

Virus Alert: Worldwide “Wannacry” Ransomware Attack
Advisories | Virus Alert: Worldwide “Wannacry” Ransomware Attack

May 19, 2017 Last Friday, cyber criminals launched a global ransomware attack against businesses and government agencies in 150 countries. Experts believe the virus, dubbed the “WannaCry” virus, compromised its… Read more »

CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule Deadline Approaching
Advisories | CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule Deadline Approaching

May 17, 2017 Now that hurricane season is approaching and facilities must implement the CMS emergency preparedness rule by November 15, 2017, facilities should make sure they understand the rule’s… Read more »

AHLA Annual Meeting
Events | AHLA Annual Meeting

Mary Malone and co-presenter Bob Bitterman will be presenting Managing Behavioral Health Patients in the Emergency Department: Risks, Challenges and Solutions at the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) 2017 Annual… Read more »

Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2017
News | Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2017

2017 Super Lawyers Sean Byrne, Jim Daniel, Kim Daniel, Rod Dillman, Scott Johnson, Mary Malone, John Mumford, Rich Nagle, Mike Olszewski and Jodi Simopoulos were named Super Lawyers by Virginia… Read more »

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