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2020 False Claims Act Recoveries

By Advisory, Commercial Disputes, Corporate Investigations, Dispute Resolution & Forensics, Healthcare, Insights, Professional Services, Regulatory Compliance & Anti-Fraud Consulting

In January 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) reported its annual False Claims Act (“FCA”) statistics for recoveries resulting from civil settlements and judgements in fiscal year (“FY”) 2020 (October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2020). The FCA is the DOJ’s most powerful tool in combating false claims submitted to the government by individuals and companies. Most FCA cases brought by the government target those that operate in the healthcare industry.

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Number of COVID-19 Business Interruption Lawsuits Spikes, Insurers Racking Up Early Wins

By Advisory, Commercial Disputes, Insights, Insurance, Insurance Claims

Countless businesses across the country have been forced to close their doors as COVID-19 continues to spread. As business owners seek to recover losses suffered due to shelter-in-place orders, many business interruption insurance claims are being denied under the assumption that closed businesses have not experienced a “direct physical loss of, or damage to, property.” In turn, business owners are taking insurers to court.

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