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2014-06-11 16:26:24

PHILADELPHIA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States has filed a motion to intervene and joined a whistleblower lawsuit against Recovery Home Care ("RHC") and Mark Conklin. The lawsuit was filed by a whistleblower represented by Shauna Itri and Dan Miller of Berger & Montague, P.C., a nationally known full-spectrum civil litigation law firm with one of the largest and most successful whistleblower practices in the U.S. The lawsuit was filed under the qui...

2014-06-06 23:06:53

Analysis by Philadelphia Whistleblower Law Firm Young Law Group Reveals Propensity for Potential Violations of the False Claims Act at Nation’s Largest Businesses. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Nearly 50% of the 50 largest corporations in the United States have settled allegations of fraud in their dealings with the federal government, according to analysis of the 2014 list of the Fortune 500 by Young Law Group. Twenty four of the top 50 public companies in America by revenue...

2014-05-30 23:09:57

Philadelphia whistleblower law firm believes further inspection of hospital practices warranted following settlements for unnecessary coronary stents and other cardiac procedures at several hospitals. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Young Law Group has opened an investigation into the practices of hospital cardiology departments following the announcement of another settlement by a hospital accused of violating the False Claims Act when its physicians performed medically unnecessary...

2014-05-20 23:17:59

Whistleblower law firm Young Law Group expects awards to relators in qui tam litigation to finish in the top five. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A review of press releases issued by the Department of Justice since October 1, 2013 conducted by Young Law Group reveals that whistleblowers have been awarded more than $300 million from settlements in qui tam lawsuits in the current fiscal year. The federal government’s fiscal year begins on October 1st, leaving more than four months...

2014-05-16 12:30:27

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Tycko & Zavareei LLP is pleased to announce the completion of a series of videos intended to answer key questions often asked by whistleblowers or potential whistleblowers. The firm, which is located in the District of Columbia, represents whistleblowers around the country in various types of cases. The videos feature two of the firm's partners, Jonathan Tycko and Andrea Gold, both of whom have substantial experience representing...

2014-04-28 23:10:53

Medicare Payments for Ambulance Rides to Dialysis Treatment Identified as Area of Substantial Health Care Fraud. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The fraudulent billing of Medicare by ambulance companies is an area prime for whistleblowers with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimating that ambulance providers were overpaid more than $300 million last year.* Employees who identify that their company is charging Medicare illegally may earn a substantial reward if...

2014-04-25 23:09:59

Nurses, therapists and employees of home healthcare providers with evidence of Medicare fraud and kickbacks should contact an attorney to discuss their rights. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Young Law Group has opened an investigation into the billing practices of home health care agencies following the $150 million settlement between the Justice Department and Amedisys. Other companies in the industry may be billing Medicare for services that are not medically necessary or...

2014-04-23 16:31:12

PHILADELPHIA and BOSTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Justice and several whistleblowers have reached an agreement with Louisiana based home healthcare provider Amedisys, Inc. ("Amedisys") to resolve civil fraud liabilities under the Federal False Claims Act ("FCA") for $150 million. In addition to paying a $150 million civil settlement, Amedisys will be bound by a Corporate Integrity Agreement ("CIA") with the Office of Inspector General of the...

2014-04-16 23:02:56

Pharmaceutical Company Agrees to Pay U.S. and State Governments to Settle Off-Label Marketing and False Claims Act Allegations Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The whistleblower attorney team of Sheller P.C. announced today that Astellas Pharma U.S., Inc. has agreed to pay $7.3 million to resolve allegations by the Sheller whistleblower client that Astellas violated the False Claims Act by submitting fraudulent claims to government healthcare programs while marketing off-label...

2014-04-14 23:10:42

The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging pharmaceutical company managers or sales reps to call them at 866-714-6466 about reward programs if they possess well documented proof of off labeling drug marketing schemes that not only put patients at risk, but also fleece taxpayer funded Medicare. The Whistleblower Center says, "There was a recent gigantic settlement involving the drug called Riperdal that should serve as a wake up call to all potential whistleblowers in the...


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