District Court Adopts Swift Standard of Unfettered Right of DOJ to Dismiss Qui Tam Actions; United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, Northern Division, No. 3:15-CV-767-DPJ-FKB, U.S. ex rel. W. Blake Vanderlan M.D. v. Jackson HMA, et al.

The district court granted the government’s motion to dismiss a qui tam case alleging healthcare fraud over the objections of the relator. The relator requested an oral hearing to address the government’s motion but, adopting the standard in Swift, the court found the relator’s interests were satisfied by the opportunity to file a written opposition. […]
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