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Last week, two relators opposed DaVita Inc.’s (“DaVita”) motion for summary judgment in a False Claims Act case that alleges that the dialysis services provider directed its clinic staff to administer various drugs in a manner aimed at their overuse. The tactic is alleged to have led to inflated claims for [...]

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The U.S. Department of Justice announced yesterday that the federal government has filed a complaint against New York-based CA Inc. (“CA”), now CA Technologies, Inc., for violations of the False Claims Act in connection with a General Services Administration (“GSA”) contract to provide software licenses, software maintenance, training, and [...]

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The U.S. Department of Justice announced yesterday that Medtronic Incorporated (“Medtronic”), has agreed to pay $9.9 million to settle a relator’s allegations that the company used various types of payments in order to induce physicians to implant the pacemakers and defibrillators that it manufactured and sold in violation of the Continue Reading

The U.S. Department of Justice announced today that Kentucky-based Ashland Hospital Corporation, doing business as King’s Daughters Medical Center (“KDMC”), has agreed to pay $40.9 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by submitting claims to Medicare and Medicaid for medically unnecessary coronary stents and [...]

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The federal government has filed a complaint after electing to intervene in a relator’s False Claims Act case against Philadelphia-based Home Care Hospice Inc. that alleges that the for-profit provider of hospice services made false claims for and received millions of taxpayer dollars intended for terminal Medicare recipients in need of [...]

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The Attorney General of Massachusetts announced that a complaint has been filed against Universal Drywall LLC (“Universal”) and its owner, Richard Pelletier for allegedly violating the state’s False Claims Act, the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act, and the Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law in order to gain an unfair advantage over similar drywall [...]

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A federal judge has denied motions to dismiss a relator’s allegations that two shower enclosure manufacturers, C.R. Laurence Company Inc. and Southeastern Aluminum Products Inc., violated the federal False Claims Act by intentionally avoiding countervailing duties on aluminum products from China owed to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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On Wednesday, a federal judge in Florida entered a final judgment totaling $89.6 million against Dr. Wasfi A. Makar, a radiation oncologist, and his two cancer treatment centers after a whistleblower alleged violations of the False Claims Act in connection with the billing of Medicare for services that were never actually [...]

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Moretrench American Corporation (“Moretrench”), a New Jersey-based geotechnical contractor, agreed yesterday to pay a $3 million fine to the federal government for violating the False Claims Act by lying about a subcontractor’s status in order to win a multimillion-dollar contract for the removal of groundwater at the World Trade Center site.

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The U.S. Department of Justice announced last week that Baptist Health System Inc. (“Baptist Health”), the parent company for a network of affiliated hospitals and medical providers in and around Jacksonville, Florida, has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a whistleblower’s allegations that the False Claims Act had [...]

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