Evolution Of A $237M FCA Health Care Verdict

Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 5:50 PM EST) -- On Sept. 30, 2013, the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina ordered entry of judgment on a jury verdict against Tuomey Healthcare System to the amount of $237,454,195 in treble damages and civil money penalties under the False Claims Act.

This was a qui tam action brought initially by a physician, Michael K. Drakeford, M.D., which the U.S. government later joined. According to the complaint, Tuomey entered into a number of financial relationships with physicians that violated the federal physician self-referral law,...
To view the full article, register now.

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.