Written by: Ricky C Benjamin, Esq., and Leanne Livingston, Esq. While False Claims Act ("FCA") cases are expected to increase due to government funding for COVID-19 efforts, health care providers should also expect more litigation as the result of a recent 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling. Ruckh v. Salus Rehabilitation sets new precedent allowing a whistleblower to enter into monetary arrangements with third party litigation funders while pursuing fraud on

Written by: Ricky C Benjamin, Esq., and Leanne Livingston, Esq. Increases in federal stimulus funding from Congress under Acts like the Provider Relief Fund, pose a real threat of Qui Tam actions under the False Claims Act against those in the healthcare industry or life sciences fields. Given the fast-paced nature of recent federal spending for public health and safety, hospital systems are likely targets for whistleblower Qui-Tam actions

ATLANTA – May 27, 2020 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that Partner Ricky C. Benjamin will lead the firm’s growing health care practice group as clients across the health care sector encounter more qui tam whistleblower litigation, regulatory complexities and business challenges than ever before. Mr. Benjamin, who is based in Atlanta, will provide strategic direction and daily oversight of Hall Booth Smith’s health care