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Compliance Week: Additional Tips for Success in Combatting Bribery and Corruption

On July 3, the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice and the SEC released the 133-page Resource Guide to the US Foreign Corruption...

Defendants Can’t Duck Allegations They Billed for Services Provided to Absent Patients; United States...

The district court denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss a qui tam complaint alleging fraudulent claims were submitted to Medicaid. The court found the...

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda: Allegation of What Defendants “Would Have Done” Insufficient to Support Knowledge...

The district court granted motions to dismiss by various physicians named in a qui tam complaint alleging the provision of medically unnecessary procedures and...

Corporation and Owner Distinct Legal Entities Capable of Entering Into Conspiracy; United States District...

The district court denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss a qui tam case alleging violations of the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute. The court found the relators had adequately pleaded that a physician conducted surgeries that were medically unnecessary and more extensive than necessary, because he had a financial incentive to use certain implantable […]
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Independent Board, Budget Means Agency Does Not Qualify for “Arm of the State” Immunity...

The district court denied a state agency’s motion to dismiss a qui tam complaint alleging that it failed to pay any portion of health...

First-to-File Bar Not Jurisdictional, Does Not Preclude Relators From Adding New Party to Complaint;...

The Third Circuit vacated and remanded a district court decision dismissing a qui tam complaint under the first-to-file bar. Before the district court, the...

Bad Landlord Can Be Held Liable for FCA Claims Under HUD Contracts; United States...

The district court denied most of a motion to dismiss FCA claims connected to HUD public housing contracts. The relator alleged her landlord failed...

Complaint Amendment Cannot Dissolve First-to-File Jurisdictional Bar; United States District Court for the Middle...

The district court granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss a qui tam case alleging they conducted medically unnecessary toxicology tests, finding that the complaint...

Cochise Lives: CO Who Participated in Fraud Scheme Cannot Trigger Three-Year Statute of Limitations...

The district court denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss a qui tam complaint alleging they fraudulently induced the government into entering into a subcontract...

Relator’s Relocation Irrelevant When Complaint Has No Evidence Employer Asked Government to Reimburse Costs;...

The district court dismissed a qui tam complaint alleging the defendant submitted an improper claim to the government for reimbursement of employee relocation benefits and unlawfully retaliated against the relator for other protected activity. The relator alleged the defendant paid him a generous relocation package as a hiring incentive even though he had no intention […]
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