Matt Howell Helps Settle a $7.5 Million Settlement of Qui Tam Whistleblower Case

Orbit Medical Inc. and Rehab Medical Inc. will pay $7.5 million to resolve allegations that Orbit submitted false claims to federal health care programs for power wheelchairs and accessories, the Justice Department announced today. Orbit Medical and Rehab Medical, a partial successor of Orbit, are durable medical equipment suppliers based in Salt Lake City, Utah and Indianapolis, Indiana, respectively.

Barney Madsen Wins at the Utah Court of Appeals and Makes New Law

Barney Madsen, partner at Fillmore Spencer, won an appeal at the Utah Court of Appeals and made some new law. In Craig v. Provo City the district court had dismissed Mr. Madsen’s case ruling that the State Savings Statute did not apply to the Governmental Immunity Act.