U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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Petition for rehearing denied

September 27, 2017

U.S. Chamber urges Ninth Circuit to rehear False Claims Act case addressing materiality requirements

August 31, 2017

The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief in support of a petition for rehearing and rehearing en banc in the Ninth Circuit in a False Claims Act (“FCA”) case concerning the materiality requirements of the FCA in Universal Health Services v. U.S. ex rel. Escobar, 136 S. Ct. 1989 (2016).

John P. Elwood and Ralph C. Mayrell of Vinson & Elkins LLP served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center.

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