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Fourth Circuit Takes a Pass on Statistical Sampling, Finds DOJ’s Settlement Veto Authority Unreviewable
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • February 21 2017

After granting the relators’ petition for an interlocutory review of the district court’s rejection of the use of statistical sampling to establish


DOL’s Fiduciary Rule Still in Limbo after Trump Memo and Federal Judge’s Ruling
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • February 10 2017

Last week, President Trump issued a memorandum directing the Department of Labor (DOL) to reconsider implementation of the fiduciary rule. The


Failure to Plead Objective Falsity Dooms Cardiologist’s FCA Complaint
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • January 31 2017

A number of recent FCA decisions have grappled with the question of objective falsity, particularly in the context of FCA claims where the alleged


In Bizarre Procedural Posture, Ninth Circuit Finds FCRA Willful Violation
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

In Syed v. M-I, LLC, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that combining a liability waiver and a Fair Credit Reporting Act


Relax, Sixth Circuit Opinion Indicates Rule 9(b) Pleading Requirement Still Has Bite
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

A recent Sixth Circuit opinion in U.S. ex rel. Hirt v. Walgreen Co. should come as welcome news for FCA defendants concerned about the implications of


In Bizarre Procedural Posture, Ninth Circuit Finds FCRA Willful Violation
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

In Syed v. M-I, LLC, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held that combining a liability waiver and a Fair Credit Reporting Act


Supreme Court Rejects Mandatory Dismissal for an FCA Seal Breach
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • December 8 2016

The Supreme Court held that a relator’s breach of the seal in a qui tam case does not require mandatory dismissal of the complaint, but the Court


New Guidance on National Origin Discrimination
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

For the first time since 2002, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated its guidance on national origin discrimination in the


Buyer Beware: Lessons of Disclosure Learned the Hard Way
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

Government contractors are learning the hard way that agencies need to be kept apprised of major changes within the company during the entire period


Seventh Circuit Revisits Sanford-Brown, Rejects Implied Certification Claim
  • Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • USA
  • November 29 2016

In one of the few cases to apply the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Universal Health Services v. Escobar, the Seventh Circuit recently revisited