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Whistleblowers Could Face Fees for Poorly Pleaded FCA Actions

USA - February 11 2021 Hospitals and health care systems that successfully defend against frivolous FCA actions may oftentimes recover fees and expenses incurred as part of…

David B. Honig.

DOJ Recouped $2.2B Under FCA in 2020, Plus $3.6B in Still-Pending Settlements

USA - January 15 2021 The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) recently announced that the United States recovered over $2.2 billion from False Claims Act (“FCA”) cases in the…

Abigail Kaericher, Drew B. Howk, Heather D. Mogden, Katherine A. Kuchan, R.N..

New FCA Decision Instructs the Government and Whistleblowers to Play Nice, Follow the Rules and Gives Government Discretion for Dismissal

USA - September 1 2020 A recent decision by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the sometimes hostile relationship between the government and the whistleblowers…

David B. Honig, Lauren Rodriguez.

Litigation in Health Care M&A: Three Key Considerations to Mitigate Risk

USA - August 25 2020 Mergers and acquisitions in the health care industry present unique challenges that are not often present when undertaking similar transactions in…

John F. Bowen, Katie J. Miller.

One Is Not Enough: Court Clarifies Whistleblower’s Burden in High Volume FCA Action

USA - March 25 2020 The Southern District of Indiana recently held that a whistleblower must present sufficient evidence to support each alleged false claim, not just…

David B. Honig.