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The United States Department of Justice announced today that Macon, Georgia based health provider, The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Inc. d/b/a The Medical Center, Navicent Health (“Navicent”) has agreed to pay $2,549,742 to settle allegations concerning the billing of ambulance services. The settlement arises from a complaint filed pursuant to the False Claims Act […]Continue reading

The United States Department of Justice announced today that Louisiana based home health provider, Amedisys, Inc. has agreed to pay $150 million to settle allegations brought under the False Claims Act.  The settlement covers cases brought by whistleblowers in seven separate cases.  One such whistleblower, Ms. Umberhandt, was represented by Kevin Doyle and Mel Mobley […]Continue reading

In Eaddy v. Precision Franchising, LLC, 320 Ga. App. 667 (739 SE2d 410)(2013), the Court of Appeals upheld the recovery of attorney fees in favor of client Precision Franchising.  During the defense of a case brought by plaintiff Rukiya Eaddy, Precision Franchising made a $1,000 offer to settle the case pursuant O.C.G.A. § 9-11-68.  Plaintiff rejected the […]Continue reading