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Tuomey Healthcare System Lawsuit

Nexsen Pruet sued over lost whistleblower suit

In October 2015, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) resolved a $237 million judgment against Tuomey Healthcare System, following a 2013 jury verdict that found Tuomey had illegally billed Medicare for services referred by physicians Tuomey had an improper financial relationship with.  The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment in July 2015.  However, now, several Tuomey board members have sued Nexsen Pruet, the law firm that represented Tuomey in the lawsuit. Jury Finds Tuomey Violated the Stark Law and […]