Ruling in Universal Health Services v. U.S. ex rel. Escobar will have major impact in government contract fraud cases.
Washington, D.C. April 19, 2016. The U.S. Supreme Court heard Oral Argument today in a landmark whistleblower case, Universal Health Services v. U.S. ex rel. Escobar, arising under the False Claims Act. The Escobar case will determine how specific government contracts must be to hold fraudsters accountable.