No. 99CV3305(RCL).

240 F.Supp.2d 8 (2003)

UNITED STATES of America ex rel. Sara ORTEGA, Plaintiff, v. COLUMBIA HEALTHCARE, INC., et al. Defendants.

United States District Court, District of Columbia.

January 15, 2003.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert P. Trout, Amy Berman Jackson, John Thorpe Richards, Jr., Trout & Richards, PLLC, Washington, Thomas A. Spieczny, El Paso, TX, for Relator.

Roger S. Goldman, Jennifer C. Archie, Alice S. Fisher, Latham & Watkins, Washington, DC, Walter P. Loughlin, Latham & Watkins, New York City, for Defendants.

Michael F. Hertz, Joyce R. Branda, Jonathan L. Diesenhaus, J. Chris Larson, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for U.S.


LAMBERTH, District Judge.

This case comes before the Court on motions practice seeking the dismissal of Relator's complaint. The United States filed a motion to dismiss [40], Relator opposed [122] and sought leave to file under seal [125] (which HCA opposed [172]), and the United States replied [142].1 Relators in other cases pending before this Court filed statements of interest. Relator Thompson filed...

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