Nearly every in-house counsel has dealt with a subpoena at one time or another. But less well known is an increasingly common tool used by the government: the civil investigative demand.
A recent 6th Circuit decision could help suppress certain False Claims Act (FCA) cases in the health care industry.
It pays to be a whistleblower these days. Both the federal government and individual whistleblowers are reaping rewards from the False Claims Act (FCA). The government raked in a cool $3.03 billion in FCA recoveries in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2011, according to a study published last week...