Recent News and Industry Developments — Hancock Daniel

Recent News and Industry Developments

Virginia Board of Pharmacy Paves the Way for Issuing Cannabidiol (CBD) Permits for Medical Treatment
Advisories | News | Virginia Board of Pharmacy Paves the Way for Issuing Cannabidiol (CBD) Permits for Medical Treatment

Virginia is on its way to joining 16 other states that allow the production of cannabidiol (“CBD”) oil for medicinal purposes. On April 16, 2018, the Virginia Board of Pharmacy… Read more »

National Healthcare Decisions Day- April 16, 2018
Events | News | National Healthcare Decisions Day- April 16, 2018

      National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16th, 2018) is designed to raise public awareness of the need to plan ahead for medical decisions when patients are unable to… Read more »

NEW INSURER POLICIES PROMISE MORE DENIED CLAIMS FOR EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT SERVICES
Advisories | News | NEW INSURER POLICIES PROMISE MORE DENIED CLAIMS FOR EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT SERVICES

March 28, 2018 In recent months, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and UnitedHealth Group have enacted new policies for emergency department services.  Although the two policies differ in approach, both… Read more »

PRESS RELEASE: LEADING HEALTH LAW FIRM HDJN EXPANDS NATIONAL MARKET POSITION, REBRANDS
News | PRESS RELEASE: LEADING HEALTH LAW FIRM HDJN EXPANDS NATIONAL MARKET POSITION, REBRANDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2018 Contact: Adrian Robinett Telephone: 866.967.9604 Email: arobinett@hancockdaniel.com Website: Hancockdaniel.com HDJN Rebrands as Hancock Daniel and Expands National Presence into Syracuse, New York Richmond, VA,… Read more »

iPHARMA 2018: INTERNATIONAL PHARMACEUTICAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO
Advisories | News | iPHARMA 2018: INTERNATIONAL PHARMACEUTICAL CONFERENCE AND EXPO

Elizabeth Whalley Buono will be presenting Usability of a Medication Event Reminder Monitor System (MERM) by providers and patients to improve adherence in the management of Tuberculosis at the International… Read more »

RECENT LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE OPIOID CRISIS
Advisories | News | RECENT LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE OPIOID CRISIS

RECENT LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THE OPIOID CRISIS February 9, 2018 The opioid crisis is continuing to rage on, shattering lives, families, and communities while placing an unbelievable burden… Read more »

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE DETAILS MAJOR POLICY SHIFT FOR DISMISSAL OF MERITLESS QUI TAM CASES
News | DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE DETAILS MAJOR POLICY SHIFT FOR DISMISSAL OF MERITLESS QUI TAM CASES

January 31, 2018 In October of 2017, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) signaled a sea change for how it handles meritless qui tam litigation. Michael Granston, Director of DOJ’s… Read more »

TENNESSEE APPELLATE COURT ELEVATES A PHYSICIAN’S HANDSHAKE TO POTENTIALLY ACTIONABLE CONDUCT
Advisories | News | TENNESSEE APPELLATE COURT ELEVATES A PHYSICIAN’S HANDSHAKE TO POTENTIALLY ACTIONABLE CONDUCT

January 10, 2018 “Fights begin and end with handshakes,” at least in the mixed martial arts world, according to Cameron Conaway’s Caged:  Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet.  A handshake between… Read more »

Proposed Virginia Legislation Seeks to Expand Bad Faith & Extracontractual Liability To New Bounds In UM/UIM Context
News | Proposed Virginia Legislation Seeks to Expand Bad Faith & Extracontractual Liability To New Bounds In UM/UIM Context

Insurers should be aware of an attempt to amend Virginia’s insurance bad faith statutes to create a new bad faith exposure for carriers in the UM/UIM context in Virginia.  This… Read more »

Opinion Alert
Verdicts | Opinion Alert

Does an insurer need to show actual prejudice to deny coverage where the policyholder did not meet the insuring agreement requirement that a claim be both first made against the… Read more »

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