Imaging Co. Loses Sanctions, Dismissal Bid In FCA Suit

Law360, Chicago (October 24, 2011, 8:08 PM EDT) -- Center for Diagnostic Imaging Inc. on Monday lost its bid for sanctions and the dismissal of two ex-employees' qui tam suit in Washington state accusing the the company of submitting false claims and paying kickbacks for Medicare and Medicaid referrals.

In the motion it filed in August, CDI argued that False Claims Act relators Patricia West, former CDI vice president of operations and business development, and Alexander Serra, a radiologist, included falsehoods in their fourth amended complaint to support an allegation that CDI submitted thousands of...
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