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Civil Practice: False Claims Act-Criminal Charge-Same Transaction

Where appellant challenged the grant of summary judgment for the U.S. in its civil suit against him under the False Claims Act and the dismissal of his counterclaims, the appellant’s unappealed criminal conviction regarding the same underlying transaction estopped him ...

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Civil Practice: Qui Tam Action-False Claims Act-Medicare Reimbursement

Where relators brought a qui tam action against a hospital for alleged violations of the False Claims Act, dismissal is affirmed because the complaint alleged a fraudulent scheme for Medicare reimbursements without representative examples with the required specificity, failed to ...

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Whistleblower settles false-claims case against pharmacy

A federal judge has approved a $9.5 million settlement in a whistleblower’s suit against a Kansas City-area compounding pharmacy. Emily Barnes brought the False Claims Act case against her former employer, the Howard Stark Professional Pharmacy Inc. and its three ...

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