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Seventh Circuit Rejects Specific Claims Requirement for 9(b), Maintains a High Bar for Medical Necessity Allegations
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

On September 1, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reversed the dismissal of an FCA lawsuit by the U.S. District Court for the


Fourth Circuit Interprets Meaning of “Protected Activity” Under 2010 FCA Whistleblower Amendments
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently affirmed dismissal of an FCA complaint for failure to state a claim under the FCA’s


Citing Escobar, Court Dismisses Complaint that Alleged Violation of Conditions of Payment
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • September 15 2016

The United State District Court for the Eastern District of New York recently dismissed an FCA complaint for failing to plead materiality under the


Chris Lazarini Comments on Jurisdictional Issues in Federal Arbitration Act Petitions
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • September 7 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini examined how the Second Circuit eliminated inconsistencies in how subject


Settlement Reached in First Reverse FCA Case Based on 60-Day Repayment Provision
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • September 7 2016

On August 24, 2016, DOJ announced a $2.95 million settlement with defendants facing FCA liability for allegedly delaying repayment of more than $800


Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements Signed as a Condition of Employment No Longer Enforceable in California
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • September 2 2016

The Ninth Circuit recently held in Morris v. Ernst & Young, LLP that employees have a substantive right to pursue work-related claims collectively


California Prompt Payment Rules Apply to Retirees: Final Paychecks Due upon Retirement
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • August 25 2016

On August 18, 2016, the California Supreme Court confirmed that the final wage payment rules provided for by the California Labor Code apply to


Eighth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FCA Claims Related to Ambiguous Regulation
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

On August 12, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed summary judgment with respect to FCA claims asserted against an


Another Protection for Gun Owners
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • August 16 2016

In a case arising out of Mississippi, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled recently that terminating an employee for


A “Starry” Saga: Protester Prevails After Four Protests and an Overturned Solicitation Cancellation
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

On July 27, 2016, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims held that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was unreasonable in cancelling