11th Circuit Dismisses Florida Medicare Fraud FCA Suit for Lack of Specific Allegations

Jul 18, 2016 By: George F. Indest, III

On July 5, 2016, the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a former employee’s False Claims Act lawsuit which alleged Medicare fraud by a Florida health care provider.

Pharmacy Benefit Manager Allegedly Misleads Investors About Healthy Client Relationship

Jul 11, 2016 By: George F. Indest, III

On May 4, 2016, Melbourne Municipal Firefighters’ Pension Trust Fund sued Express Scripts alleging that the company made false statements about its strong relationship with its biggest client, Anthem.

Physician Sues AAA in Federal Court: Claims it Falsely Advertises Network of ‘Neutral’ Arbitrators

Nov 20, 2015 By: George F. Indest, III

A doctor in California, who is arbitrating claims against Blue Cross, accused the American Arbitration Association (AAA) of falsely advertising “neutral” judges to resolve disputes between parties.

Florida Administrative Law: When Preparing a Request for a Declaratory Statement, Comply with all Statutory and Administrative Code Requirements

Jan 13, 2015 By: George F. Indest, III

In Florida, as in most states, if you want a state administrative agency to answer a question, you may file a request for a declaratory statement from that agency.

Basics of the Florida Baker Act: Examples and Tips

Dec 10, 2014 By: George F. Indest, III

In this final installment, we look at some examples of Baker Act cases, as well as some tips for attorneys.

Qui Tam Law in Florida

Aug 11, 2014 By: Lance O. Leider and George F. Indest, III

Under Florida law, may a wrongly named defendant in a qui tam lawsuit legally allowed to sue the qui tam relator who brought the lawsuit for damages?