Firm News

Webinar on DEA Enforcement and Compliance

Natalia Mazina is a part of the faculty for the upcoming webinar organized by the American Health Lawyers Association. The webinar will review the recent landscape of administrative, civil and criminal actions brought and penalties obtained by U.S. Attorney's Offices...

Compliance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act

By Natalia Mazina The Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) is also known as Track-and-Trace law. It creates a system to identify and trace certain prescription drugs to improve detection and removal of potentially dangerous products from the pharmaceutical...

Natalia Mazina in the news

In its June 23, 2017 publication, Internal Medical News interviewed KHIP's own Natalia Mazina regarding mitigating opoid prescribing risks.  Check out the Internal Medicine News article Follow five tips to mitigate opioid prescribing...

ABA Health Law Conference

Join us at the next ABA Health Law Conference in Chicago on June 8th!.  Natalia Mazina will be discussing hot topics, updates, and new regulations in controlled substances prescribing, administering, and dispensing.  A DEA special agent in charge will join Natalia to...

Victory In Pharmacy Benefit Management Litigation!

Klein, Hockel, Iezza & Patel PC is pleased to report that its client, a California school district, prevailed against a Midwest pharmacy benefit manager (“PBM”) in a three-day binding arbitration before an American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) Arbitrator and former...

KHI&P client prevails in Anti-SLAPP appeal

On February 21, 2017, KHIP client Thrifty PayLess, Inc. (dba Rite Aid) prevailed in its defense of plaintiffs' appeal of a trial court order granting Rite Aid's Anti-SLAPP motion.  The case concerned an attempt by Plaintiffs to fill prescriptions at a San Leandro,...

Klein, Hockel, Iezza & Patel P.C. Prevails in Termination Grievance

By Jonathan Klein On January 13, 2017, Arbitrator Norman Brand found in favor of our client that a Teamsters grievant was terminated for just cause after performance issues and several warnings and suspensions.  His grievance was denied. Teamsters Local 853 argued the...

Summary Judgment Granted!

On April 14, 2016, Mark Iezza was successful in obtaining Summary Judgment on behalf of KHK's clients, Rite Aid and two individually named supervisors, in Contra Costa County Superior Court.  In that matter, Vincent v. Rite Aid, Judge Jill Fannin dismissed all ten of...

Summary Judgment Granted!

On August 17, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut granted Summary Judgment for KHK's client, Penske Truck Leasing, in a discrimination and retaliation suit brought by Plaintiff Steve Dabson.  In that Order, District Judge Janet C. Hall...