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A recent ruling by an Illinois court prevents a whistleblower from suing a medical clinic accused of fraud, the exact opposite of the intent of the state’s whistleblower law, which encourages private citizens to come forward and expose wrongdoers.

Believing that the court’s narrow ruling will weaken the state’s whistleblower law and negatively impact anti-fraud efforts there, the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud has filed an amicus brief in the state appellate court. Under the state’s whistleblower act, citizens are encouraged to civilly sue wrongdoers. In this instance, the court’s ruling will prevent a citizen from suing a medical clinic accused of fraud.

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