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Staten Island Healthcare Fraud Case Reveals Extent of Possible Punishment

Healthcare fraud is one of the top areas targeted by federal and state officials under the False Claims Act, and it continues to increase each year – resulting in billions of dollars in recovery. However, for some defendants, liability does not stop with the False Claims Act. As today’s case reveals, healthcare fraud defendants [...]

By | 2018-09-24T15:41:32+00:00 December 31st, 2014|Healthcare Fraud|

Department of Justice Announces Plans to Enhance Scrutiny of False Claims Act Complaints

Earlier this month, the Department of Justice announced its plans to enhance and fortify the review process upon receipt of a complaint filed under the False Claims Act. Complaints, which are filed confidentially and under seal, often set forth highly-specific and complex fact patterns detailing years-long abuse of federal or [...]

By | 2018-08-01T14:21:12+00:00 October 10th, 2014|False Claims Act Legal News|