5th Circ. Revives Cardinal Health Qui Tam Suit

Law360, New York (November 3, 2010, 3:00 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has tossed a lifeline to a qui tam suit accusing Cardinal Health Inc. of violating the False Claims Act by selling defective intravenous pumps to government hospitals, upholding a lower court's finding that the complaint failed to state a claim but vacating the suit's dismissal.

Ruling for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Monday, a three-judge panel remanded the suit back to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and instructed the lower court to...
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