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Government Recovers Over $4.7 Billion from False Claims Act Cases in FY 2016

Government Recovers Over $4.7 Billion from False Claims Act Cases in FY 2016 December 15, 2016 — In a mid-week announcement, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) revealed that during fiscal year 2016 it had recovered, via settlements and judgments in civil cases under the False Claims Act (FCA), a near-record $4.7 billion—the third highest annual [...]

Client Alert – Former Valeant and Philidor Execs Charged in Fraud and Kickback Scheme

Little more than a year ago, the complex relationship between pharmaceutical giant Valeant and Philidor Rx Services, a Pennsylvania-based mail-order pharmacy, first drew the attention of government investigators and the press.  Now, two former executives—once from each company—have been charged by federal prosecutors with multiple counts of fraud and conspiracy. On November 17, 2016, ex-Valeant [...]