Emma Brauer

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Former Employee of Metro Vein Centers Alleges Clinic in Violation of FCA

On Wednesday in the Eastern District of Michigan, an individual filed a complaint against her former employer, alleging that employees at the workplace violated the False Claims Act (FCA) through misreading ultrasound scans that...

Scilex Pharmaceuticals Alleges Competitors Falsely Advertising Lidocaine Patch Products

On Tuesday in the Northern District of California, Scilex Pharmaceuticals filed a complaint against Sanofi-Aventis U.S. and Hisamitsu America, alleging that the defendants have been falsely advertising their over-the-counter lidocaine products. Scilex...

Walmart Seeks Dismissal of U.S.’s Opioid Suit, Calling it ‘Sensationalist,’ ‘Hollow’

Walmart is seeking dismissal of a suit brought by the United States that alleged the retail giant’s pharmacies have violated the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) thousands of times over through its distribution of opioids.

11th Circuit Affirms Convictions, Sentencing of Physician Involved in Health Care Fraud Conspiracy

The Eleventh Circuit on Monday denied an appeal by a man found to have played a role in a conspiracy involving health care fraud and unlawfully dispensing controlled substances, affirming his original convictions and...

SCOTUS Denies Petition to Clarify Standard of Pleading False Claims Act Allegations

On Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States denied a petition by RollinsNelson LTC Corp. and its owners to consider clarifying a standard for pleading False Claims Act (FCA) allegations.

Medical Providers Seek Intervention in Eli Lilly Drug Pricing Suit

Six medical entities are pushing back against pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over the agency’s expansion of the 340B Drug Pricing Program.