The law firm of Yoffy & Turbeville, PLC is excited to announce that addition of Scott Reichle to the practice and the changing of the firm name to Yoffy, Turbeville & Reichle, PLC. Scott Reichle had worked as co-counsel with the attorneys at Yoffy & Turbeville for approximately 10 years on Qui Tam Whistleblower cases, making this a natural transition. Cases that Scott has worked on with Kenny Yoffy and Tom Turbeville include:
- A recovery against Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC and Reckitt Benckiser LLC (collectively “Reckitt”), wherein in 2019 the companies agreed to pay $1.4 billion to resolve allegations made by the United State DOJ, the FCC, and several whistleblower lawsuits that Reckitt defrauded Medicare, Medicaid and other government funded healthcare programs in connection with its marketing practices for Suboxone tablet and Suboxone film, both of which are opioid dependence treatment regimens. https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-obtains-14-billion-reckitt-benckiser-group-largest-recovery-case
- A recovery against Indivior Inc., wherein in 2020 the company agreed to pay a total of $600 million to the government to resolve criminal and civil liability associated with the marketing of the opioid-addiction-treatment drug Suboxone. $300 million of the settlement was paid to resolve the civil claims that the marketing of Suboxone caused false claims to be submitted to government health care programs. https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/indivior-solutions-pleads-guilty-felony-charge-and-indivior-entities-agree-pay-600-million
- A recovery in 2019 against Encompass Health Corporation (formerly known as HealthSouth Corporation), the nation’s largest operator of inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), wherein they agreed to pay $48 million to resolve allegations that some of its IRFs provided inaccurate information to Medicare to maintain their status as an IRF and to earn a higher rate of reimbursement, and that some admissions to its IRFs were not medically necessary. https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/encompass-health-agrees-pay-48-million-resolve-false-claims-act-allegations-relating-its
Scott has approximately 25 years of litigation experience and has tried numerous cases in state and federal courts, including multiple jury trials. In addition to being an attorney, Scott is a licensed Professional Engineer in Virginia with extensive experience in the engineering and construction fields both as a university professor and a practicing engineer.
Yoffy, Turbeville & Reichle intends to focus its practice exclusively on Qui Tam/Whistleblower representation.