False DaVita Testimony Jeopardizing Privilege in FCA Suit

January 29, 2015

Law360, New York (January 29, 2015, 4:24 PM ET) — A Georgia federal judge has ordered the review of communications between defense lawyers and witnesses in a False Claims Act suit against DaVita Inc. for allegedly seeking reimbursement on intentionally overused dialysis drugs, after finding the witnesses may have been coached to change their testimony.

U.S. District Judge Charles A. Pannell Jr.’s order on Tuesday laid out the court’s basis for the review of questionable errata sheets and declarations that were filed following depositions of three DaVita employees and former employees, citing numerous instances of alterations…

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