Statistical Sampling Update: Fourth Circuit Ruling and Upcoming Sidley Webinar

The extent to which statistical sampling can be used to establish FCA liability remains a hotly disputed topic among federal courts.  In a closely watched case, the Fourth Circuit last week declined to become the first circuit court directly to address the issue.  See United States ex rel. Michaels v. Agape Senior Cmty., Inc., No. 15-2145 (4th Cir. Feb. 14, 2017).