September 11, 2017 / 9:41 PM / 2 years ago

Court says therapy service can't arbitrate whistleblower case

By Nate Raymond A U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday that a Las Vegas-based children’s therapy service could not force a former employee to arbitrate a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that it defrauded federal healthcare programs.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that the plain text of Mary Kaye Welch’s arbitration agreement with My Left Foot Children’s Therapy LLC did not encompass her lawsuit.

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