Pietragallo Ranked #39 in Top 100 Verdicts of 2018

Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP is recognized in the 2018 annual list of “Top 100” verdicts, released by VerdictSearch and ALM. The firm’s record breaking $51,208,578 verdict in Lutz v. Health Diagnostics Laboratory, Inc. is ranked as #39 on this year’s list of highest verdicts throughout the nation and comes in at #2 for the highest verdicts coming out of Pennsylvania.

The Lutz v Heatlh Diagnostics Laboratory, Inc. case involves three individuals who paid kickbacks for laboratory referrals and caused claims for medically unnecessary tests. With the assistance of the Pietragallo law firm and our False Claims Act group, at the end of the case, the United States Government was able to recover a $114M judgment.

The team was led by Pamela C. Brecht and Marc S. Raspanti.

To view the Top 100 Verdicts of 2018 list, please visit the National Law Journal Top 100 Verdicts Chart

For more information about about the case, please visit the Department of Justice’s press release

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