8th Circ. Gives Whistleblowers Upper Hand On FCA Pleadings
The Eighth Circuit recently ruled that whistleblowers with knowledge of employer billing don't necessarily need to point to specific examples of fraud. The ruling is considered a loss for health care providers and government contractors.
“Typically, the Eighth Circuit ... had really required that you have invoices or representative samples of whatever the false claim was, and this does seem to be a departure,” Partner Jeremy Sternberg said.
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