On April 24, 2020, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit published its opinion in Taylor Lohmeyer Law Firm P.L.L.C. v. United States. The Fifth Circuit court held that the Taylor Lohmeyer Law Firm (the law firm OR the firm) could not invoke the attorney-client privilege against an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) summons seeking information about clients that created overseas accounts and entities.
Terrance Walker filed a complaint in U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada alleging that Intelli-Heart Services, Inc. (IHS) and other employees with a leadership role at IHS, Danny Weisburg, Vanessa Parsons, and Daniel Germain, interfered with his contract with a non-party, James Winters. The Defendants’ filed a motion to dismiss Mr. Walker’s claims under the Nevada anti-SLAPP statute.
Staff Care, Inc., a subsidiary of the staffing company AMN Healthcare, Inc. worked with Eskridge Enterprises, LLC. to provide contract medical staffing as needed. Staff Care supplied clinicians and physicians, while Eskridge, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), placed physicians on assignments under federal contracts. In late 2008, both companies entered into a contract agreement where Staff Care would provide Eskridge healthcare providers and be compensated upon a fee schedule.