Category: Civil Litigation

Intervening in False Claims Act Cases

The Effect Of The Government’s Decision To Intervene in False Claims Act Cases The False Claims Act (FCA) allows the government to recover from those who knowingly present fraudulent claims to the United States for payment or who make a record or statement that is material to a fraudulent claim. Known as qui tam cases, FCA suits [..]

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Weitz Morgan Secures 10th Circuit Victory

Weitz Morgan’s Litigation Practice Wins At Tenth Circuit For Appellate Client Weitz Morgan’s Litigation Practice recently received a favorable ruling on behalf of a long time client from the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. The case centered on the application of the “D’Oench Doctrine,” first developed by the United States Supreme Court [..]

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WM’s Litigation Practice Vacates Arbitration Award

Weitz Morgan Succeeds in Vacating Arbitration Award Weitz Morgan is pleased to announce that its litigation practice recently obtained a favorable ruling to vacate an arbitration award. The case involved a dispute over a commercial contract and whether the liquidated damages were a penalty. Attorney Mark A. Weitz, a 30+ year litigator and head of the firm’s trial practice, [..]

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Weitz Morgan’s Litigation Practice Helps Law Firm Fight For Fees

Weitz Morgan helps law firm fight back after being dropped by client upon securing $11.2M award Litigation over legal fees connected with millions awarded to school district Weitz Morgan’s litigation practice group has been hired to assist a law firm recover its fees that was wrongfully fired after securing its client an $11.2M award. The following is an article [..]

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Healthcare Fraud Overview

Medical service providers are routinely at risk for committing healthcare fraud as the practice of medicine and its ancillary services become increasingly regulated and difficult to navigate. Healthcare Fraud Defined Healthcare fraud is committed when a dishonest provider (or consumer) intentionally submits, or causes someone else to submit, false or misleading information for use in [..]

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Weitz Morgan Secures Favorable Hidalgo County Jury Verdict Against PlainsCapital Bank

Weitz Morgan is pleased to announce that its Litigation Practice Group, along with co-counsel Reynaldo Ortiz of the Law Office of Reynaldo Ortiz, LP, recently obtained a favorable verdict in a jury trial against PlainsCapital Bank. The jury found PlainsCapital Bank liable for the fraud committed by former First National Bank’s President Saul Ortega against Plaintiff, Ricardo [..]

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