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Third Circuit Affirms False Claims Act Dismissal Based on Reasonable Interpretation

By JP Ellison & Alan M. Kirschenbaum — In United States of America ex rel Streck v. Allergan Inc., a federal False Claims Act (FCA) case alleging that several pharmaceutical manufacturers knowingly calculated false Average Manufacturer Prices (AMPs) that affected … Continue reading

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Employee of Hanford contractor pays nearly $125,000 to settle False Claims Act allegations

On August 7, an employee of Lockeed Martin Corp. agreed to pay $124,400 to settle allegations that he submitted inflated prices in connection with a contract for environmental rehabilitation at the Hanford, Washington, nuclear reservation. According to DOJ’s press release: … Continue reading

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Trader Joe’s Candies Are Tart, But Not “Natural,” False Advertising Suit Claims

Trader Joe’s “Ts & Js Lemon Grapefruit Lime Tangerine Sour Gummies” have soured the palate of at least one consumer, according to a recently-removed Southern District of California lawsuit. Plaintiff Serena Wong, who filed her complaint against the grocery giant … Continue reading

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Making false statements concerning the employee's performance of his or her duties

Making false statements concerning the employee's performance of his or her dutiesNYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, OATH Index No. 1147/18NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, OATH Index No. 1244/18 In OATH No. 1147/18 a New York City … Continue reading

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Medical Device Maker AngioDynamics Agrees to Pay $12.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Medical device companies are being held responsible for false and misleading promotional claims as well as advising medical providers on what billing codes to use. A recent case shows how these cases can proceed.On July 18, 2018, it was announced … Continue reading

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