Skadden Gets Initial Nod On Fees In Hospital Fraud Case

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 9:39 PM EDT) -- The government should pay Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP some $425,000 in legal fees in light of the sanctions the U.S. Department of Justice has incurred in a whistleblower suit accusing a hospital chain Skadden is representing of Medicare fraud, a New Mexico magistrate judge recommended Friday.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Alan C. Torgerson's recommendation allows roughly $10,000 in additional legal fees to other, local law firms representing defendant Community Health Systems Inc., and advises that U.S. District Judge William P. Johnson grant a big chunk of...
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