Prosecutor Turf War Overshadows $150M Maxim Deal

Law360, New York (September 14, 2011, 4:43 PM EDT) -- Maxim Healthcare Services Inc.'s Monday settlement of billing fraud allegations may be remembered for something other than its $150 million price tag, after a rare public turf war erupted following accusations by federal prosecutors that state prosecutors had lied about their role in the case.

“It is extraordinary,” said Daniel C. Richman, a professor at Columbia Law School. “The normal way a turf war plays out is through dueling leak programs. It is rare for an office to go on the record.”

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