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Five Correia & Puth, PLLC lawyers named to 2022 Best Lawyers® in Washington, D.C. list

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Correia & Puth, PLLC is pleased to announce that five lawyers have been included in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in Washington, D.C. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their …

Supreme Court Lets Stand Fourth Circuit’s Grimm Decision Protecting Transgender Rights

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On June 28 the Supreme Court declined to consider review of Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board, an important federal appeals court ruling on transgender rights.  The Supreme Court’s action ends a years-long battle by Gavin Grimm to preserve the …

Court Affirms Affordable Care Act’s Protections for Transgender Individuals Seeking Gender-Affirming Treatment

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In a victory for transgender individuals, on May 4, 2021, a federal district court in Washington State found that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibits health care providers from denying transgender individuals gender affirming medical treatment.  In C.P. v. Blue …

The Sixth Circuit Rules that the False Claims Act Prohibits Post-Employment Retaliation

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On March 31, 2021, the Sixth Circuit held in United States ex. rel. Felten v. William Beaumont Hospital that the False Claims Act’s (“FCA”) anti-retaliation provision prohibits an employer from engaging in post-termination retaliation. Importantly, this decision creates a split …

Newest Pandemic Relief Law Temporarily Pays COBRA Healthcare Premiums for Terminated Employees

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In addition to infusing financial stimulus to help restart the economy and provide financial support for pandemic recovery, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) enables eligible individuals to receive COBRA benefits without paying any premiums. COBRA – the Consolidated Omnibus …

Judge Dismisses Retaliatory Lawsuit Brought Against SEC Whistleblower

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On Monday, March 8, 2021, U.S. District Judge J. Philip Calabrese dismissed a lawsuit brought by FirstEnergy Corp. and Clearsulting LLC against a former employee, Michael Pircio. FirstEnergy and Clearsulting sued Mr. Pircio after he provided incriminating documents to the …

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