Monthly Archives: October 2022
Florida Pharmacy Enters Deferred Prosecution Agreement, Pays $1.31 Million To Settle False Claims Act Case
On July 13th, 2022, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced deferred prosecution agreement in the False Claims Act case involving Solera Specialty Pharmacy—a pharmacy with a main location in Pompano Beach, Florida. According to the DOJ, Solera Specialty Pharmacy improperly billed Medicare for a high-priced prescription drug called Evzio. As part of… Read More »
Company Pays $137,500 To Resolve False Claims Act Violations—Allegedly Fraudulently Certified OSHA Compliance
On July 18th, 2022, the United States Attorneys’ Office for the District of Connecticut announced that McClain & Company, Inc.—a contracting company based in Culpeper County, Virginia—has agreed to pay $137,500 to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit. The company allegedly paid a third party entity to falsify certificates of inspection for its vehicles…. Read More »
Is There A Cap On Damages In A Florida Medical Malpractice Case?
Recovering compensation is the point of a medical malpractice claim, but you might not realize that assessing the details for monetary damages is rather complicated. Even when you meet the requirements of Florida’s medical negligence statute and can prove that your physician breached the standard of care, you must still prove your losses. These… Read More »
What Does Stage 0 Mean For Breast Cancer?
Many people are familiar with the higher stages when it comes to understanding the progression of cancer, so it might be surprising to learn that there is actually a Stage 0 for breast cancer. The National Breast Cancer Foundation explains that this level is also termed “carcinoma in situ” for the fact that the… Read More »
Factors That Impact Damages In A Florida Nursing Errors Case
Nurses are charged with a wide array of tasks in the hospital, clinical, and assisted living environments, so the potential for errors is cause for concern. Researchers have identified the seven most common mistakes made by registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), certified nursing assistants (CNAs), and many other nurse professionals. They primarily… Read More »
Whistleblower Complaint: Florida And Textbook Company Locked In Dispute
According to a report from Wink News, the State of Florida is locked in a legal dispute with a major textbook company. Based in large part on a complaint raised by a whistleblower, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is actively investigating allegations that Savvas Learning Company, LLC—a textbook company with a main headquarters in… Read More »