The story surrounds a False Claims Act decision that came down in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. The decision shot down Medicare and Medicaid fraud charges brought against Pediatric Services of America. The judge ruled the whistleblower’s evidence did not pass the materiality requirement of the FCA. Brian commented on how the decision could be troubling for whistleblowers in the future.
Brian is a principal in JGL’s Civil Litigation Group who represents employees who have been wrongfully terminated, suffered discrimination at work, or who have been retaliated against for reporting fraud or misconduct. He has distinguished himself as one of the nation’s leading practitioners representing whistleblowers under the federal False Claims Act.
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