Federal Court Requires Arbitration of FCA Retaliation Claims

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio recently ordered a False Claims Act (FCA) retaliation claim to arbitration pursuant to a pre-dispute arbitration agreement, rejecting the former employee’s argument that the arbitration agreement unfairly limited the remedies available for such statutory claims. Gilchrist v. Inpatient Medical Services, Inc., No. 5:09CV02345 (N.D. Ohio Aug. 23, 2010).

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