The federal government recovers more than $4 billion every year under the False Claims Act, with more than 80% of cases involving pharmaceutical companies, medical professionals, and other healthcare-related defendants. These are complex cases that often involve claims for treble damages and penalties, potential exclusion from government programs, qui tam actions brought by private plaintiffs, and parallel criminal investigations and prosecutions.
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New York, New York