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Judge Rejects Healthcare Company's "C" Plea

A federal judge rejects healthcare company’s “C” plea as not good enough.  Lessons from this decision apply to any healthcare provider trying to negotiate a specific sentence with the federal government. A summary of the judge’s criticism follows a short background about a C plea. Types of Guilty Pleas Federal Criminal Rule 11(c)(1) governs plea agreement procedure. It … Continue Reading

Firm Attorneys Author Article: "Rx for Fraud: The Feds Get Personal"

Squire Sanders lawyers Thomas E. Zeno (Washington DC) and Kimberly J. Donovan (Miami) co-authored the article “Rx for Fraud: The Feds Get Personal,” just published in the Winter 2012 edition of Criminal Justice, a magazine of the American Bar Association. In the ten-page article, Tom and Kimberly discuss the federal government’s expanded tactics for combating … Continue Reading