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Tag Archives: Judge Michael F. Urbanski

No FCA Claim for ‘Vague’ Billing Concerns (access required)

An ultrasound technologist’s “vague concerns” about defendant hospital’s per­formance of certain ultrasounds and bill­ing practices, which primarily related to possible underbilling, were not “protected activity” under the False Claims Act, and the hospital wins summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim that ...

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No Separate Claim for ‘Loan-Servicing’ Fraud (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court overrules plaintiff borrowers’ objec­tions to a magistrate judge’s recom­mendation to dismiss their suit against defendant mortgage servicer based on various consumer protection laws. Plaintiffs primarily – and prolifically – lodge objections to the report’s find­ings ...

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Injunction Not Violated by Drypad Hospital Contract (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court says de­fendant manufacturer has not violated the court’s 2015 injunction ordering it to cease and desist marketing its China-made Ultrasorbs as being made in the U.S. and forbidding it from using any reference to plaintiff’s ...

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When government comes knocking, but on civil side (access required)

Security Iris Scanner on Blue Human Eye

It’s often the first sign that a busi­ness could be facing legal trouble. The worrisome news arrives with a vis­it by a U.S. Marshal or government inves­tigator. It’s a Civil Investigative Demand – a request for the company to turn ...

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