Health Law Daily Wrap Up, FALSE CLAIMS ACT—S.D.N.Y.: ‘Location of operative facts’ not determinative for transfer where alleged conduct was nationwide, (Jan 14, 2022)

By Jeffrey H. Brochin, J.D.

Although Omnicare’s headquarters were in Ohio, there was no location deemed the “center of gravity of the litigation” where the false claims complained of were carried out from 147 pharmacies nationwide.

A federal district court in New York has denied the motion to transfer filed by Omnicare, Inc. (Omni ...