Whistleblower Attys Get $4M In Fees In Humana FCA Suit

Law360 (July 16, 2018, 8:06 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Friday adopted a magistrate judge's recommendation to award a whistleblower more than $4 million in litigation expenses for a closely watched False Claims Act case that resulted in a $3 million settlement with Humana, a South Florida health care provider and its owner over alleged Medicare Part C fraud.

Relator Olivia Graves had sought $6.3 million in attorneys' fees and costs for the case, which took seven years to litigate with four law firms involved in her representation. With no objections from either side, U.S. District Judge Federico A. Moreno adopted the report and recommendation of...

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