New 11th Circuit Case: Fraud with Particularity

Last week, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its unpublished ruling in US ex rel. Mastej v. Health Management Associates, Inc.¬†At issue was whether the relator’s Third Amended Complaint adequately pled fraud with particularity, as required by Fed.R.Civ.Pro. 9(b). Mastej was an Health Management Associate (“HMA”)¬†executive from 2001 to... Continue Reading →

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In January we told you about the dismissal of a whistleblower’s lawsuit against a hospital in Mobile, Alabama. The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, in Atlanta, Georgia, affirmed the dismissal today, finding that the whistleblower’s claim lacked the required specificity and that his suspicions, even if proven true, would not... Continue Reading →

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