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Historic multi-jurisdiction health care fraud investigation results in over 300 arrests related to $900 million in fraudulent billing

USA - June 23 2016 On June 22, 2016, the Medicare Fraud Strike Force made over 300 arrests in 36 federal districts on various civil and criminal charges of health care…

Is it legally possible to capitalize on the brand of another company?

USA - March 14 2016 Omni Hotels Management Corporation recently sued HomeAway Inc. for trademark violations, alleging that the online vacation rental company was…

Consumer fraud action fails when there is no real injury

USA - March 4 2016 A Massachusetts District Court judge dismissed a class action suit against Kohl's that alleged the department store had engaged in false advertising…

False Claims Act: 2015 year in review and 2016 look ahead

USA - February 15 2016 On December 3, 2015, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it recovered more than $3.5 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases…

Is your business compliant with local ordinances?

USA - October 30 2015 Last week, the City of Portland filed a lawsuit in federal court against the short-term vacation rental business HomeAway.com Inc. for short-term…