Nearly a dozen Indiana cities and counties have filed lawsuits in recent days against opioid makers and distributors, claiming the companies have flooded their communities with the addictive painkillers and engaged in deceptive marketing campaigns that helped lead to a growing crisis.
A former Fishers investment manager serving a 10-year prison sentence for securities fraud claims that a prominent Indianapolis attorney engaged in a secret, improper relationship with his wife while representing him.
The lawsuits continue to pile up, dozens a month, against Cook Group from patients who say the company’s blood-clot filters malfunctioned, sometimes piercing organs and blood vessels, requiring surgeons to remove them.
An Indianapolis doctor whose license was suspended after he admitted to having a five-year sexual relationship with a patient says he has been libeled by the Indiana Medical Licensing Board for how it recorded the matter in its official minutes.
Indiana University Health and HealthNet Inc. have agreed to pay a total of $18 million to resolve a whistleblower lawsuit alleging they submitted claims to the government in violation of anti-kickback laws. Federal and state authorities announced the settlement agreement Thursday afternoon.
Two Indianapolis-based subsidiaries of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche Group are accusing a group of pharmacies and supply houses of engaging in an elaborate scheme to defraud Roche of millions of dollars in sales on diabetes test strips.
A former executive at an Indianapolis-based chain of health clinics says he was fired because of his age, race and national origin, and in retaliation because he stood up for one of his female managers.
A cardiologist fired after hospital officials accused him of overcoding and violating medical standards said the grounds for firing were untrue and unfair, and he fought them in court for more than four years. He sued St. Vincent Health for breach of contract and won more than $1.6 million from a jury.
A compliance auditor at Eskenazi Health claims she was fired after alerting her supervisor that the hospital was improperly billing the federal government and Indiana for potentially hundreds of patients whose bills were already being paid by research grants.