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WWHGD Case Garners National Attention in Media Publications Across the Country

ATLANTA (February 23, 2017) --- Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial client UnitedHealthcare’s (UHC) recent lawsuit garners national media attention in Bloomberg BNA, Dallas News, Law360 and Southeast Texas Record. UHC, represented by Steve Mooney of WWHGD, sued Dallas-based Next Health LLC and its subsidiaries for allegedly defrauding the insurer of more than $100 million over several years in a physician and referral source kickback scheme.

The alleged kickback scheme involves unnecessary and expensive drug testing that cost the insurer millions. UnitedHealthcare is not the first to suspect alleged kickback schemes. According to the Law360, “the U.S. Department of Justice recently indicted several executives, surgeons, physicians and others in connection with a similar illegal kickback conspiracy at Forrest Park Medical Center.”

For full articles click here Bloomberg BNA, Dallas Morning News, Law360 and Southeast Texas Record (Note: subscription may be required)

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WWHGD a national trial firm and winner of ALM’s “Litigation Department of the Year” award in both 2016 and 2014 for its outstanding representation of clients and the results achieved on their behalf. The firm has tried over 400 cases throughout the U.S. and handled cases in all 50 states and 22 countries. Clients range from Fortune 500 to mid-size and local companies. WWHGD and its lawyers are consistently ranked in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers and other prestigious ranking directories.

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