Ex-Lab Execs Found Liable For $17M Medicare Fraud

Law360 (February 1, 2018, 9:39 PM EST) -- A medical testing laboratory’s former head and two others committed $17 million worth of Medicare fraud, a South Carolina federal jury found Wednesday, according to prosecutors who also said the verdict in the whistleblower suit will be automatically trebled to $51.2 million.

Health Diagnostics Laboratory ex-CEO Latonya Mallory and two marketing consultants, Floyd Dent III and Robert Johnson, were found liable for $17 million worth of damages, which are automatically tripled under the False Claims Act, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina and the law firm Phillips & Cohen, which represented the first of four...

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January 27, 2014

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