A major provider of home hospice and health care services has settled whistleblower claims for $150 million, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
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Pa. Law Weekly
Determining when a case is strong enough to prosecute and when a confidential informant might be too compromised to take the witness stand are decisions typically made behind closed doors.
A federal judge has allowed the estate of a woman who died of hemopericardium in Lankenau Medical Center's emergency room to proceed with a claim against the hospital for failure to screen under the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, finding that the hospital could not adequately articulate its own screening procedure as a defense.