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Chris Cadena

Chris Cadena

Chris Cadena is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s San Francisco office and practices in the Litigation and Health Care groups.

Chris earned his J.D. in 2012 from the UCLA School of Law, where he was the chief managing editor of the Chicano–Latino Law Review and a writing advisor for the school’s Lawyering Skills course. While attending law school, Chris was an extern for the California Department of Justice, Attorney General’s Office in Oakland. Chris graduated with honors from UC Berkeley, earning his B.A. in history.

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FCA Claim Dismissed Because Whistleblower Not the “Original Source” of Pricing Information

Posted in False Claims Act (FCA)
The Third Circuit recently affirmed a ruling that the False Claims Act’s (FCA) “original source rule” is not satisfied if a whistleblowing relator merely compiles publically available information. In U.S. ex rel. Morgan v. Express Scripts, Inc., the court affirmed the dismissal of a whistleblower’s FCA allegations because the relator was not an original source… Continue Reading