Texas Judge Exits Med Center False Claims Act Suit Over Witness 

Law360, New York (August 27, 2015, 2:12 PM ET) — A Texas federal judge recused himself Wednesday from a False Claims Act suit against a medical center, days after the defendants revealed his cousin could be a key witness.

The case was reassigned after McAllen Medical Center’s lawyers said Monday that U.S. District Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa’s first cousin’s son, Mario Garza Jr., will likely testify in the case. U.S. District Judge Randy Crane will now preside over the suit accusing McAllen of engaging in a multiyear scheme to defraud government health care payers of…

Source: Texas Judge Exits Med Center FCA Suit Over Witness – Law360

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