Ex-Judge Found Liable In FCA Suit Over Social Security Docs

Law360 (March 21, 2018, 5:39 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky federal judge on Tuesday granted whistleblowers acting on behalf of the government a partial win in a civil suit against a convicted administrative law judge, who was found guilty of conspiring with a local attorney to approve Social Security claims, regardless of the merits.

U.S. District Judge Karen K. Caldwell ruled that evidence provided by Jennifer Griffith and Sarah Carver, along with evidence from the criminal trial, provided sufficient basis to determine that David Daugherty had violated the False Claims Act as part of his conspiracy with attorney Eric Conn, who has also been convicted and found liable in...

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