Relator Cannot Join Distinct False Claims Complaint, Despite Connection to Her Original Lawsuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit No. 19-0093, Susan Vierczhalek M.D. v. MedImmune Inc.

The Second Circuit affirmed a district court’s decision to dismiss a relator’s attempt to join a state-filed lawsuit alleging healthcare fraud. The relator successfully pursued a case alleging the defendant and other entities violated the FCA by promoting off-label use of certain pharmaceuticals. During the course of the case, New York state uncovered additional misconduct […]
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