Supreme Court to Review Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act Case

Yesterday, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in U.S. ex rel. Carter v. Haliburton Co., 710 F.3d 171 (4th Cir. 2013). Continue reading “Supreme Court to Review Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act Case” »

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Omnicare Pays Over $124 Million to Resolve False Claims Allegations

Omnicare Inc., the largest nursing home pharmacy company in the country, has agreed to pay $124.24 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations initially brought by two whistleblowers, the Department of Justice announced.   Continue reading “Omnicare Pays Over $124 Million to Resolve False Claims Allegations” »

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Medtronic Pays Nearly $10 Million to Resolve False Claims Allegations

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that medical device company, Medtronic, had agreed to pay $9.9 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that it paid kicbacks to physicians to induce them to implant the company’s pacemakers and defibrillators. Continue reading “Medtronic Pays Nearly $10 Million to Resolve False Claims Allegations” »

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SEC Makes First Whistleblower Awards of 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced on June 3, 2013, that it had awarded more than $875,000 to be split between two whistleblowers. Continue reading “SEC Makes First Whistleblower Awards of 2014” »

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Medical Center Agrees to Pay Almost $41 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

The Department of Justice announced on May 28, 2014, that Ashland Hospital Corp., doing business as King’s Daughters Medical Center (KDMC), agreed to pay $40.9 million to settle allegations that the company submitted false claims to Medicare and the Kentucky Medicaid program. Continue reading “Medical Center Agrees to Pay Almost $41 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations” »

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Department of Justice Announces Partial Settlements in Two Rabon Law Firm FCA Cases

The U.S. Department of Justice announced that masonry companies, Frazier Masonry Corp., F-Y Inc., CTI Concrete & Masonry Inc., Masonry Technology Inc., and Masonry Works Inc,, and individuals, Russell Frazier and Rob Yowell, agreed to pay nearly $1.9 million to settle False Claims Act allegations.  The settlement partially resolves two lawsuits filed by the Rabon Law Firm, Berg & Androphy, and the Abbott Law Firm on behalf of the United States and the relator, Rickey Howard. Continue reading “Department of Justice Announces Partial Settlements in Two Rabon Law Firm FCA Cases” »

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