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2014-10-14 20:23:04

CINCINNATI, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of its client Michael Daugherty, Morgan Verkamp, LLC is pleased to announce that Bostwick Laboratories, Inc., an anatomic and pathology lab based in Uniondale, New York, has agreed to pay the United States $6,048,000 to resolve allegations regarding violations of the False Claims Act. The False Claims Act allows private citizens to bring cases in the name of the United States against government contractors charged with fraud. False...

2014-10-08 16:27:15

Plaintiffs' Attorneys, Sanford Heisler, LLP Praise Decision as Part of a Trend NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five female Merck sales representatives will proceed with their class action gender discrimination lawsuit against Merck, according to a federal judge. The five plaintiffs, on behalf of all female sales representatives at Merck, allege that Merck engaged in pay and promotion discrimination against the proposed female employee class, that comparable male sales...

2014-10-01 23:05:12

Young Law Group announces court decision in a qui tam lawsuit alleging payments to doctors for sham speaker programs against Novartis on the day of the first public release by the Government of payment data from pharmaceutical companies to doctors under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 On September 30, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Paul G. Gardephe denied Novartis’ Motion to Dismiss the U.S. Government’s allegations that the company's...

2014-09-24 23:02:25

Pharmaceutical Company Agrees to Pay U.S. and State Governments to Settle Off-Label Drug Marketing and False Claims Act Allegations Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Stephen A. Sheller of Sheller, P.C. announced today that Shire Pharmaceuticals, LLC has agreed to pay $58.9 million to resolve allegations by the Sheller whistleblower client that Shire violated the False Claims Act. Court documents detailing the civil allegations and settlement were signed by Shire and...

2014-09-16 08:31:14

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging employees of sleep clinics if they have proof one of these types of medical facilities is being used to overbill Medicare, because the rewards for this type of information can really be significant. For more information potential whistleblowers are urged to contact the Corporate Whistleblower Center anytime at 866-714-6466. http://CorporateWhistleblowerCenter.Com Photo -...

2014-09-15 16:28:58

Center Allegedly Made Up Test Results, Hired Strippers as Sleep Technicians WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whistleblower Donna Nichols will receive 20 percent of nearly $300,000 repaid to taxpayers in the U.S. government's settlement of fraud claims against a Florida sleep-disorder clinic that was accused of pretending to diagnose sleep problems with equipment that was either broken or non-existent -- and of hiring local strippers to work, without formal training, as...

2014-09-10 12:28:26

Meridian Agrees to Pay More Than $5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Suit Alleging Kickbacks NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler, LLP today announced that Meridian Surgical Partners, LLC ("Meridian"), a health care company specializing in the management of ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs), has agreed to pay a total of $5.12 million to settle a False Claims Act ("FCA") lawsuit brought by a whistleblower. The FCA whistleblower provisions permit private...

2014-08-18 23:05:23

Community Health Systems engaged in a corporate scheme by improperly billing for higher-cost inpatient services in situations where only outpatient services were required, the federal government alleged. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases, comments that Community Health Systems Inc. (CHS) has agreed to pay $98.15 million to settle False Claims Act allegations. According to a press...

2014-08-04 20:21:57

Justice Department and multi-state AG settlement resolves alleged scheme of over-admitting patients at nearly 120 CHS hospitals across 20 states; whistleblowers include former ER physician in Philadelphia WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major settlement for alleged health care fraud, law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., working with the U.S. Justice Department and various states' attorneys general, has reached an agreement with Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH) to...

2014-07-31 23:03:23

Whistleblower contributions have helped stop illegal employer activities that may cause harm and lead to fraud that endangers lives and the economy. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Parker Waichman, LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases, comments that whistleblowers are a critical component of the process that puts an end to illegal employer activities that may cause harm to consumers and may defraud the government, and recognizes that...


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