United States, ex rel. Jesse Polansky, M.D., M.P.H., Petitioner v. Executive Health Resources, Inc., et al.

  1. January 05, 2023

    The Hottest FCA Cases & Trends To Watch In 2023

    The never-not-busy False Claims Act realm will be extra active in 2023 as the U.S. Supreme Court delivers at least one FCA opinion — and perhaps two or even three — in headliner cases during a year in which attorneys are also eyeing a new circuit split and emerging enforcement frontiers.

  2. January 02, 2023

    Health Care & Life Sciences Litigation To Watch In 2023

    Before the New Year's Eve confetti has even been swept up, lawyers specializing in health care and life sciences already have enough litigation to keep them busy for much of 2023, which is kicking off with federal courts eyeing suits that carry sweeping significance for administrative law, the False Claims Act, drug approvals, the opioid crisis and abortion rights.

  3. January 02, 2023

    Gov't Contracts Cases To Watch In 2023

    The New Year will see the U.S. Supreme Court deciding limits on the government's ability to dismiss whistleblower False Claims Act cases, while circuit courts are expected to address the limits of procurement law. Here, Law360 looks at eight cases to watch in 2023 that have the potential to significantly impact government contractors.

  4. December 06, 2022

    Justices Skeptical About Limits On Gov't FCA Dismissal Right

    Several U.S. Supreme Court justices seemed skeptical Tuesday of a relator's argument that the government should be barred from dismissing whistleblower False Claims Act cases it initially declines to intervene in, raising both constitutional and textual concerns.

  5. November 17, 2022

    Whistleblower Tells Justices FCA Dismissal Authority Limited

    A whistleblower who accused a UnitedHealth unit of helping hospitals overcharge the government urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to reject the company's argument that the False Claims Act clearly allowed the government to dismiss his suit after initially declining to intervene.

  6. October 25, 2022

    Industry Backs Broad FCA Dismissal Authority At High Court

    Legal, medical and business organizations are urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to revive a False Claims Act suit accusing a UnitedHealth unit of helping hospitals overcharge the government, saying a lower court correctly backed broad governmental authority to dismiss whistleblower cases.

  7. October 18, 2022

    Feds Want Justices To Back Nixing Of Whistleblower's Suit

    The federal government urged the U.S. Supreme Court to back a decision to toss a whistleblower's suit accusing a company of lying to get higher Medicare repayments, saying it didn't have to intervene to dismiss the suit.

  8. October 17, 2022

    UnitedHealth Tells Justices Gov't FCA Dismissal Right Is Wide

    A UnitedHealth unit urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday not to revive a suit accusing it of helping hospitals to overcharge the government, saying the government has the authority to dismiss whistleblower False Claims Act cases at any point.

  9. September 27, 2022

    The High Court Cases Health And Life Sci Attys Are Watching

    The U.S. Supreme Court will kick off its new term by scrutinizing the litigation rights of nursing home residents and the False Claims Act powers of the U.S. Department of Justice, and the justices are also signaling interest in other FCA disputes, Uncle Sam's rulemaking authority and advertising by drug and device lawyers.

  10. August 29, 2022

    High Court Told Gov't Gave Up Chance To Dismiss FCA Case

    A whistleblower who accused a UnitedHealth unit of helping hospitals overcharge the government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to revive his False Claims Act case, saying the government had given up its authority to dismiss the case by failing to intervene.