Federal judge refuses to dismiss kickback lawsuit
October 27, 2017
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A federal judge has denied motions to dismiss a civil fraud lawsuit against an Oklahoma emergency medical services company and a Texas contractor.
U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant rejected requests for dismissals Wednesday by the Emergency Medical Services Authority, its former CEO, Stephen Williamson, Texas contractor Paramedics Plus and others named in the case, the Tulsa World reported.
The lawsuit filed by federal prosecutors in January claims that Paramedics Plus and EMSA entered into a $20 million kickback scheme to obtain and keep a profitable public ambulance s...