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Our experts and staff often publish in scholarly journals and provide continuing education to attorneys on economic and financial issues arising in litigation. Review our News entries for awards, events and commentary as well as information about recent verdicts and rulings.

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OnPoint Pharma Expert Assists End-Payor Class Cert Against Ranbaxy

On May 14, 2021, U.S. District Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton, sitting in Massachusetts, certified a class of End-Payor Plaintiffs (EPPs) consisting of Third-Party Payors (TPPs) in antitrust and RICO litigation involving applications to produce generic versions of three drugs. Plaintiffs allege that Defendants Ranbaxy and Sun Pharmaceutical conspired to acquire and misuse the exclusivity periods…

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Agricultural Economics Expert Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman Appointed Georgia State Fiscal Economist

OnPoint congratulates agricultural economics expert witness, Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman, on his appointment as State Fiscal Economist by Georgia Governor Brian Kemp. In this role, Dr. Dorfman will develop forecasts based on Georgia’s tax revenue, work with bond rating agencies to analyze revenue and economic trends, and oversee fiscal impact estimates on tax-related bills. “Given Jeffrey…

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Antitrust Expert Witness Testifies in Keurig Case

OnPoint antitrust expert witness, Dr. Gareth Macartney, recently gave two days of deposition testimony in an antitrust and false claims lawsuit against Defendant Keurig Green Mountain. Keurig specializes in the manufacture and sale of single-serve coffee brewers and the single-serve portion packs of coffee, tea, and cocoa, that work in those brewers. Keurig’s single-serve portion…

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John Oliver Shines National Spotlight on Long Term Care Billing Practices Studied by OnPoint Expert Vivek Shah, Ph.D.

The April 11, 2021 episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver focused on long term care facilities for elderly and disabled Americans, and some of the problems they currently present. The show highlighted questionable practices such as understaffing and performing medically unnecessary services for the purpose of maximizing billings to Medicare. Oliver also noted…

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OnPoint Expert Testifies in FCRA Class Action Case

March 9, 2021. OnPoint expert Dr. Vivek Shah recently gave a full day of deposition testimony in a class action lawsuit against Defendant LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Inc. (“LNRS”), a consumer reporting agency (Theresa Hill et al. v. LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Inc., USDC, Western District of Missouri, Case No. 4:18-00560-CV-RK). Dr. Shah served as an economic…

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OnPoint Congratulates Tommaso Valletti

OnPoint would like to congratulate Dr. Valletti on a highly successful tenure as Chief Competition Economist of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition, starting in 2016 and completed last year. Although Dr. Valletti was in the past listed as a potential expert on our site, we have never had an opportunity to collaborate with…

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OnPoint Welcomes New Expert, Professor Mark R. Killingsworth, Ph.D.

OnPoint Analytics is pleased to introduce the latest addition to our team of experts: Professor Mark R. Killingsworth. Dr. Killingsworth is a Professor in the Department of Economics at Rutgers University where he has served as Director of Graduate Studies and Department Chair. He has many years of consulting experience and has served as an…

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OnPoint Expert Assists Class Certification Victory in Restasis Antitrust Litigation

On May 5, 2020, U.S. District Judge Nina Gershon for the Eastern District of New York certified a class of End-Payor Plaintiffs (EPPs) in the antitrust litigation involving the ophthalmic drug Restasis. EPPs allege that Defendant Allergan carried out a multifaceted scheme to keep generic Restasis off the market for years after the patent for…

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OnPoint Welcomes New Expert, Professor Daniel Hamermesh, Ph.D.

OnPoint Analytics is pleased to introduce the latest addition to our team of experts: Professor Daniel Hamermesh. Professor Hamermesh is Distinguished Scholar, Barnard College; Sue Killam Professor Emeritus in the Foundation of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin and Professor Emeritus of Economics, Royal Holloway University of London. His fields of specialization are…

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OnPoint Announces Promotions; Dr. Gareth Macartney is OnPoint’s new CEO

OnPoint is pleased to announce that Dr. Gareth Macartney starts 2020 as OnPoint’s new Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Macartney has been with OnPoint for eleven years. In that time, he has managed antitrust, intellectual property, breach of contract, and class action cases, among other types of complex litigation. He has built his own testifying practice…