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Appellate Court of Illinois: Reputational Harm Insufficient to Defeat Hospitals’ Immunity


Posted on February 27, 2015 in Litigation Analysis

Written by: Drew B. Howk

The Fourth District of the Appellate Court of Illinois reaffirmed that claims by a physician that a hospital’s failure to renew his privileges caused actual and intentional harm to his professional reputation are barred by the Illinois’s Hospital Licensing Act. Only claims alleging an actual or deliberate intention to physically harm the physician or others trump a hospital’s... READ MORE

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False Claims Act Update, December 2011


Posted on January 3, 2012 in False Claims Act Defense

Written by: David B. Honig

What must a successful FCA defendant show to collect attorney’s fees under the Equal Access to Justic Act? Can an error by the government create an FCA violation by a defendant relying upon the government’s acts? Does Vermont Agency of Natural Resources v. US ex rel. Stevens apply to FCA retaliation cases? Can a... READ MORE

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