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Getnick & Getnick Civil RICO Case Advances

A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled today that 41 insurance companies represented by Getnick & Getnick may proceed with their Civil RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) action against GlaxoSmithKline. Judge Juan Sanchez rejected GSK’s argument that the insurers, who represent 70% of the health insurance market in the US, suffered no economic injury when…

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Neil V. Getnick Quoted in The Legal Intelligencer

Managing Partner Neil V. Getnick was recently quoted in The Legal Intelligencer discussing competition among United States Attorneys’ Offices for False Claims Act cases.  In the piece, “EDPA Seeing Stiff Competition for Whistleblower Litigation,” Mr. Getnick identifies the prominence of the Southern District of New York under U.S. Attorney Preet Bahrara (“[T]he big sea change…

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Getnick & Getnick’s Luis Moreno Ocampo Featured in Watchers of the Sky Documentary

Luis Moreno Ocampo, Global Practice Counsel at Getnick & Getnick LLP, is featured in the documentary Watchers of the Sky, which premiered on October 14 at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas in New York. He is the former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and is currently pursuing international whistleblower cases as part of leading Getnick…

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Lesley Ann Skillen quoted in pharma industry “bible” The Pink Sheet on whistleblower cases and manufacturing violations

An article in The Pink Sheet on August 18 quoted Ms. Skillen on the current hot topic of the role of whistleblowers in reporting violations of pharmaceutical manufacturing standards and regulations (known as cGMPs) to the government. Earlier this year the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a qui tam case in which the whistleblower…

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