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Allegedly Lax Sanitary Practices Land Dental Clinics in $2.7 Million False Claims Settlement

New York AG Letitia James and the federal Department of Justice acting on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services reached a settlement agreement with Upper Allegheny Health System (“UAHS”), the operator of several dental clinics, to resolve allegations that it billed Medicaid for services it did not perform in violation of the…

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Subcontractor Nabbed Submitting Invoices with Inflated Work Hours, Pays $1.875 Million to Settle with Three States

New York AG Letitia James, Massachusetts AG Maura Healey, and New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal reached a settlement with public works contractor V.J. Associates Inc. and its affiliates (collectively “VJA”) to resolve allegations that it submitted inflated time-and-expense reports on state projects.

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Companies Settle Allegations They Marketed Medical Devices for Unapproved Pediatric Use

California AG Xavier Becerra reached settlements with medical device company Medical Device Business Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson (“MDBS”), and private equity firm The Gores Group (“Gores”) to resolve allegations that the two companies used improper marketing practices and submitted false claims to state Medicaid programs. According to the AG’s office, the complaint, which…

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GM Settles Allegations it Mislead Investors over Cost of Ignition Switch-Related Recall

California AG Xavier Becerra reached a settlement with General Motors LLC (“GM”) to resolve allegations that it made false and misleading statements to investors regarding the costs associated with curing the defective ignition switches installed in some of its cars in violation of the California False Claims Act and the Corporate Securities Law of 1968.…

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Ergonomic Office Equipment Manufacturer Settles Allegations It Overcharged California

California AG Xavier Becerra reached a settlement with ergonomic office equipment manufacturer Workrite Ergonomics LLC and its parent company (collectively “Workrite”) to resolve allegations that it concealed information and overcharged state agencies in violation of California’s False Claims Act.

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