Florida Judge Erases $350M Jury Verdict in FCA Case
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team
Last Thursday, a judge in the Middle District of Florida threw
out a $350M jury verdict against a nursing home provider. The basis of the decision was a stringent interpretation of the FCA’s materiality element. The ruling heavily relied upon the 2016 Supreme Court decision in Universal Health Services v. Escobar
. This is the latest example of that ruling being hashed out in...