Do whistleblowers have to plead with particularity for every claim?

Pleading a False Claims Act case can be a tricky exercise, and in defending an FCA case, it is important to know just what the rules are for a whistleblower, and how they can fail to meet them. One of the most common mistakes made by whistleblowers is failing to “plead fraud... Continue Reading →

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United States ex rel. Gross v. AIDS Research Alliance-Chicago

415 F.3d 601 (7th Cir. 2005) The whistleblower alleged that the Defendants filed a myriad of different “forms, written reports and study results” during the course of a federally-subsidized study. He did not state when the documents were filed, did not specifically identify any of them, and did not allege... Continue Reading →

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Case Dismissed!

On April 7, 2004, the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois dismissed a whistleblower’s complaint against Catholic Health Alliance and other Defendants. The Court never even needed to consider the allegations behind the whistleblower’s lawsuit. The case against Catholic Health Alliance was dismissed because the whistleblower was not... Continue Reading →

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