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Court awards defendants $429K in attorneys’ fees and costs – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiffs brought a three-count complaint seeking $2.7 million related to purchase of a business from defendants. Claims included breach of contract and fraud in the inducement. Plaintiffs also sought recovery of attorneys’ fees pursuant to the parties’ contract. Defendants counterclaimed ...

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$4.5M Awarded in FCA Medicaid Fraud Case (access required)

A Newport News U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and awards summary judgment in this federal False Claims Act and Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act suit against defendant healthcare provider, who already has been convicted of Medicaid fraud, ...

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Carrier Must Pay Verizon on Contract (access required)

Interpreting interconnection agreements between appellant CoreTel Virginia LLC and Verizon in accordance with the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the 4th Circuit upholds a district court decision that CoreTel owes Verizon $227,974 for use of Verizon’s telecommunications facilities and $138,724 in ...

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Billing ‘Inconsistencies’ Do Not State FCA Claim (access required)

Plaintiff ultrasound technician who twice discussed with her supervisor at defendant hospital the billing “inconsistencies” arising from the hospital’s alleged practice of using billing codes for ultrasound services despite not producing the full number of images indicated by the billing ...

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