Law360, New York (November 5, 2015, 9:01 PM EST) -- A cardiovascular health care provider and its top doctor can't dodge False Claims Act suits brought by two whistleblowers because the U.S. and Florida, which intervened, had not filed a “shotgun” pleading, a Florida federal court ruled Thursday.
U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton Jr. said that the complaints, which arise out of alleged fraud “on a massive scale,” specifically alleged facts describing the time, place and substance of the alleged fraud, as well as the process by which the Institute of Cardiovascular Excellence PLLC and Dr. Asad Ullah Qamar allegedly filed false claims. Given such specificity, he denied the defendants’...
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