fbpx
News
November 9, 2017

In the News Today – November 9, 2017

White House, HUD Secretary Contest DoJ FCA Enforcement

Secretary Carson indicated that HUD would begin “reviewing and addressing” the mortgage lending community’s complaints that the DoJ has been too aggressive in pursuing FHA fraud through FCA cases. However, a DoJ spokeswoman insisted that the Department’s use of the FCA in this context has been necessary, and that it would continue. (National Mortgage News)

 

Defense Verdict in Medical Implant Trial Could Spell Trouble for MDL Cases against Cook Medical

Late last week, a Federal jury found that the design of Cook Medical’s Celect IVC (inferior vena cava) filter was not defective, in an individual ruling preceding 2,800 lawsuits coordinated in multidistrict litigation. Plaintiffs’ lawyers involved in the case insist the ruling should not influence the next trials in the MDL. (National Law Journal)

Supreme Court Qui Tam Action Blog Supreme Court to Review Qui Tam Action Dismissal Standards  False Claims Act (FCA) Blog Law 360 Expert Analysis: "False Claims Act Proposal Is Unfair And Would Hinder Economic Growth" False Claims Act (FCA) U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington D.C. News Reuters "Has An Investor-Backed FCA Whistleblower Reached The End of the Road?" False Claims Act (FCA) U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington D.C. Blog Flying Blind: Secret Funding in Government Lawsuits and What to Do About It False Claims Act (FCA), Third Party Litigation Funding (TPLF) News On Appeal, Justice Dept. Prevails In Bid To Dismiss Pharma Fraud Case False Claims Act (FCA)

Cookie Notice

By clicking “I Accept”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts.

Cookie Notice

By clicking “I Accept”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts. Review Settings