Wash. Cardiologist Can't Beat $17M FCA Judgment

Law360, New York (October 3, 2013, 1:56 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Wednesday declined to change a $17 million judgment against a cardiologist for submitting false bills to federal and state health care programs, finding that his arguments for amending the amount were repetitive and untimely.

U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins agreed with state authorities that cardiologist Ishtiaq Malik's bid to amend the $17 million False Claims Act judgment improperly raised new arguments about how the sum was calculated and repeated ones that were previously defeated, rejecting Malik's bid to alter the July...
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