United States Files False Claims Act Complaint Against Home Health Agency and Two of Its Owners

Sarasota, Florida - The United States has filed a complaint in intervention against Doctor’s Choice Home Care Inc (Doctor’s Choice), Timothy Beach, and Stuart Christensen alleging False Claims Act violations arising from the alleged payment of kickbacks in the form of sham medical director agreements and payments to the spouses of referring physicians, the Department of Justice today announced.

Attorney General Brnovich Applauds Enactment of Timeshare Reform Legislation

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Friday that Governor Ducey has signed HB2639, a bill introduced by Representative Shawnna Bolick that adds additional future protections for Arizona consumers considering timeshare purchases. In an effort to address ongoing consumer issues in the timeshare industry, Representative Bolick introduced HB2639 with the assistance of the Attorney General’s Office.

Building Arizona’s Infrastructure Of The Future

Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona is growing rapidly, and our state’s infrastructure needs to keep up. Arizona’s fiscally conservative, balanced budget invests a total of $283 million to build Arizona’s infrastructure of the future.

District Court Enters Permanent Injunction Against Texas Compounding Pharmacy and Its Owners to Prevent Distribution of Adulterated Drugs

Houston, Texas - A federal court entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against defendants Pharm D Solutions LLC (Pharm D); Luis R. De Leon, co-owner and Pharmacist-in-Charge; and Juan C. De Leon, co-owner and pharmacist, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. The injunction permanently enjoins the defendants from distributing adulterated, misbranded, and unapproved new drugs in violation of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA).

Louisiana Couple Pleads Guilty to Criminal Civil Rights Charges for Abusing Woman With Disabilities

New Orleans, Louisiana - Raylaine Knope, 42, and Terry J. Knope II, 45, pleaded guilty Monday in the Eastern District of Louisiana to criminal civil rights charges arising from their abuse of an adult woman with cognitive disabilities. Both defendants pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to obtain forced, unpaid household labor and services from the victim, identified as “D.P.” Raylaine Knope also pleaded guilty to one count of forced labor and one count of misprision of a felony.