Whistleblower's FCA Suit Against PharMerica Passes Muster
Law360, New York (September 29, 2014, 3:51 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge has kept alive a whistleblower suit accusing PharMerica of violating the False Claims Act by offering kickbacks to nursing homes in exchange for drug referrals, saying the relator had sufficiently pleaded his claims.
PharMerica had argued that relator Marc Silver, who owned and operated the Silver Care Center nursing home, failed to plead fraud with specificity, but U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman — applying recent Third Circuit precedent — said that relator Marc Silver has alleged sufficient facts to support his FCA claim against the company.
"Silver has alleged enough particular details of a scheme...
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