Case Conclusion Date: 05.02.2009
Practice Area: Consumer protection
Outcome: Settled for $40 million in damages and fees
Description: The case involves allegedly-improper financial relationships between DTCA and physicians hired as medical directors in diabetes treatment centers around the country. Published opinions at 474 F.Supp.2d 75 (D.D.C. 2007) (establishing False Claims Act limitations period and addressing Touhy procedures); 235 F.R.D. 521 (D.D.C. 2006) (denying Rule 9(b) dismissal); 238 F. Supp. 2d 270 (D.D.C. 2002); 238 F. Supp. 2d 258 (D.D.C. 2002). Co-counsel include Scott A. Powell and Don McKenna of Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton in Birmingham, Alabama.