HCA Settles Fla. Nurse's Whistleblower False Claims Suit

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 7:26 PM EST) -- Hospital Corp. of America struck a settlement in Florida federal court Thursday, resolving a nurse's false claims suit accusing it of defrauding patients and wrongfully firing her after she tried to act against her superiors' decisions.

The court dismissed Marne Simpson's wrongful termination claim with prejudice and the fraud claim without prejudice, per the terms of the settlement.

"The dispute between Simpson and HCA has been amicably settled," the parties said in a joint motion to dismiss. "Moreover, the interest of the United States is protected...
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Case Information

Case Title

Simpson et al v. HCA, Inc. et al

Case Number



Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Elizabeth A. Kovachevich

Date Filed

June 28, 2013

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