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The Fifth Circuit Draws a Public-Disclosure Roadmap


Posted on February 24, 2015 in False Claims Act Defense

Written by: David B. Honig

A clearly irate Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed summary judgment granted on behalf of Shell Exploration and Development Company, for the second time, and remanded with an order that the case be assigned to a new judge. In United States ex rel. Little v. Shell Exploration the Fifth Circuit, for the second time, reversed the trial... READ MORE

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False Claims Act Update – Public Disclosure and Original Source


Posted on October 29, 2014 in False Claims Act Defense

Published by: Hall Render

Several FCA opinions have been issued since the last FCA Update. The most interesting is a District of Nevada case, US ex rel Guardiola v Renown Health. Renown Health was the parent company for two other corporate defendants that provided acute health care services. The relator was Renown’s Director of Clinical Compliance. She alleged Renown improperly billed... READ MORE

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Last Week in the FCA


Posted on October 14, 2014 in False Claims Act Defense

Written by: David B. Honig

From October 1 through October 12, 2014, there were 14 federal cases reported that mentioned the False Claims Act. One was previously discussed in the September 2014 FCA Update. Eight more only tangentially discussed the False Claims Act. Five cases might be of interest to parties and counsel in a False Claims Act suit. US... READ MORE

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