Alice Harris Discusses Avoiding False Claims Act Lawsuits
Nexsen Pruet health care attorney Alice Harris was recently quoted in the Modern Healthcare article, "Due Diligence Checklist."
The article discusses the need for extensive due diligence to avoid becoming the target of a False Claims Act lawsuit and offers key areas to look for in due diligence.
Ultimately, liability in False Claims Act cases comes down to knowledge of noncompliance and failing to fix it despite having the power to do so.
Due Diligence is an important part of that because it's when a buyer ideally would learn about any potential wrongdoing. Attorneys say it's important to preserve any documentation showing that issues raised during due diligence were resolved.
"I think it's crucial for any buyer or investor to understand what they're taking on," said Alice Harris, an attorney with Nexsen Pruet.
Read the full article here.
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