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...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents



Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


South Carolina

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: False Claims Act


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

January 27, 2014

Law Firms


Government Agencies