A win for the defense in False Claims Act actions

In United States ex rel, Sheldon v. Allergan Sales, LLC, the relator claimed that defendant drug manufacturer had engaged in an allegedly fraudulent price reporting scheme under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Statute.  Under the Rebate statute, drug manufacturers seeking to...

Trial Penalty in Varsity Blues Cases

I have often discussed the trial penalty here.  Individuals are too often punished for going to trial.  It appears that individuals in the Varsity Blues case have received a trial penalty for going to trial.  The topic was covered by Law360 HERE. The Varsity Blues...

News and notes

Happy New Year! I am back after taking a break to recuperate from a 9-week health care fraud trial in the Southern District of Florida. Some news and notes to start 2022: Following the COVID-19 Omicron variant surge over the holidays, Big Law is postponing the return...