William LaCorte keeps a half-dozen marble paperweights at his medical practice in Metairie, La., engraved with images of checks from a lucrative sideline: suing companies for alleged healthcare fraud. Dr. LaCorte is a so-called serial whistle-blower, one of the more-prolific plaintiffs among a growing number of Americans who use the False Claims Act to finger alleged wrongdoing.
Invoking anti-fraud law, Louisiana doctor gets rich
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