U.S. ex rel. Fowler v. Caremark RX, L.L.C.


496 F.3d 730, (7th Cir. 2007), cert. denied 552 U.S. 1183, 128 S.Ct. 1246, 170 L.Ed.2d 66, 76 USLW 3316, 76 USLW 3437, 76 USLW 3439 (U.S. Feb 19, 2008), overruled on other grounds, Glaser v. Wound Care Consultants, Inc., 570 F.3d 907, 910 (7th Cir. 2009).

The Court rules that to satisfy the requirements of Rule 9(b) a False Claims Act whistleblower, while not required to provide detailed information as to every single allegedly false claim, must, at a minimum, identify at least one actual claim that is false. It described the requirement as one of specificity “at an individualized transaction level.” At 741-742

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