No. 12-20314.

735 F.3d 202 (2013)

UNITED STATES of America, ex rel., Leslie STEURY, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. CARDINAL HEALTH, INCORPORATED, formerly known as Alaris Medical Systems, Incorporated; Cardinal Health 303, Incorporated, formerly known as Alaris Medical Systems, Incorporated; Cardinal Health Solutions, Incorporated, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

August 20, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William David George , Connelly Baker Wotring L.L.P., Houston, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

James P. Holloway, Esq. , Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver, Washington, DC, Matthew William Caligur, Esq. , Charles Thomas Kruse, Baker & Hostetler, L.L.P., Houston, TX, for Defendants-Appellees.

Charles Wylie Scarborough , Thomas Mark Bondy, Esq. , U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for United States of America.

Before JONES, DENNIS, and HIGGINSON, Circuit Judges.


Two questions are posed in this appeal. The first is whether relator Steury's third amended complaint states a claim under the False Claims Act ("FCA") based solely on an implied false certification of "merchantability" by defendants, Cardinal Health, Inc.; Cardinal Health 303, Inc.; and Cardinal Health Solutions, Inc., successors in interest to Alaris Medical Systems, Inc. (collectively, "Cardinal") to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs...

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