1st Circ. Ends Takeda FCA Suit But Limits Scope Of Ruling

By Jeff Overley (December 6, 2013, 8:02 PM EST) -- The First Circuit on Friday tossed a whistleblower's closely watched False Claims Act suit accusing Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. of defrauding Medicare by concealing drug risks, finding insufficient specifics but declining to endorse a district court's ruling that such misconduct could never support FCA liability....

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