Withdrawal Of $26M Quest FCA Suit Blocked By Judge

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 9:22 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal judge refused Thursday to approve the withdrawal of a $26 million Medicare fraud suit against Quest Diagnostics Inc., saying the governments of Virginia and Washington, D.C., need to sign off on any dismissal because the whistleblower litigation also made claims on their behalf.

Former Quest manager Elizabeth Huff-Meeks launched the suit in 2010, claiming the company racked up $26 million in its accounts receivable balance by submitting false claims to government insurance programs including Medicare and Medicaid. The complaint was unsealed in May...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

United States of America et al v. Quest Diagnostics, Inc.


Case Number

1:10-cv-00631

Court

Maryland

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Ellen L. Hollander

Date Filed

March 11, 2010

Law Firms

Companies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.