Troutman Sanders Attys DQ'd From HealthSouth FCA Suit

Law360, New York (November 13, 2017, 8:56 PM EST) -- A Nevada federal judge on Friday disqualified three Troutman Sanders LLP attorneys representing a doctor in a False Claims Act suit against rehabilitation care provider HealthSouth, ruling that the firm had a conflict of interest because two of its attorneys in another state had agreed to lobby on behalf of the provider.

HealthSouth Corp. had moved to disqualify Troutman and its attorneys in August, saying that since the suit by its former employee, Dr. Joshua Luke, had been filed, the company had hired two Troutman attorneys based...
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