Federal conspiracy claims and a Federal Trade Commission disgorgement action are a current problem for drugmaker Cephalon. In April 2015,…

Bothwell Law Group announces the conclusion of its clients’ seven-year long civil False Claims Act case against mortgage giants Taylor Bean & Whitaker…

More Rule 9(b) confusion at the Sixth Circuit

U.S. ex rel. SNAPP, Inc. v. Ford Motor Company, 532 F.3d 496 (6th Cir. 2008) Once again, the stubborn judicial insistence…

Attorney General Does Not Limit Court Dismissal

Breaking with the trend of Appellate Courts that just say no to pro se relators, the Tenth Circuit ruled on…

No Insurance for FCA Violators

The 10th Circuit was faced with a clear cut question recently–whether general liability policies trigger a duty to defend FCA…

Supreme Court Rules on Allisoin Engine Case

On June 9, 2008, the Supreme Court Ruled in the case of Allison Engine Co., Inc. v. U.S. ex rel. Sanders,…

In U.S. ex rel. McCandliss, 2008 U.S. App. Lexis 13165, Civil Appeal No. 07-3567 (7th Cir. June 18, 2008), the Seventh…

House FCA Amendment Bill Hearing

On Thursday, June 19, 2008, the House Judiciary Committee’s two Subcommittees, Commercial and Administrative Law and Courts, the Internet, and…

False Claims Act Amendments Voted Out of Committee

Senate Bill 2041, The False Claims Act Corrections Act of 2007, was reported out of committee on a unanimous voice…

Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

Recently, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the proposal to amend the False Claims Act.  The exigencies of…

Damages Attacks on FCA Ineffective

Yesterday, in U.S. v. Rogan, 2008 U.S. App. Lexis 3508 (7th Cir. Feb. 20, 2008), Chief Judge Easterbrook of the Seventh…

Substantive Rule 9(b) Now Per Curiam

Today, an unpublished opinion by the Eleventh Circuit was picked up and electronically circulated by LexisNexis.  In the case, Mitchell v….