Court has the opportunity to assess the use of statistical sampling/extrapolation as a method to prove FCA liability or damages.
Courts require that plaintiffs prove each element of a legal claim with evidence — mere...more
On September 3, 2014, U.K.-based medical device maker Smith & Nephew (the ‘‘Company’’) agreed to pay $8.3 million (plus an additional $3 million in attorney’s fees) to resolve a lawsuit filed under the federal civil False...more
Appellate court affirms $50 million tax refund to FCA defendant, holding that the “economic realities” of settlement payments determine whether they are compensatory.
Civil False Claims Act (FCA) settlements, which...more
In recent years, state and federal law enforcement agencies continue to increase their investigation and prosecution of white collar crime, particularly relating to the securities and healthcare industries. The search warrant...more