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2014-07-18 23:01:35

The Department of Justice announced in late June that it settled with Omnicare, Inc. concerning at least one qui tam whistleblower case involving allegations over kickbacks from discounts offered to skilled nursing homes for Medicare and Medicaid patients. The scheme was put in place to encourage facilities to choose Omnicare as their pharmacy provider. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights...

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...

2014-05-29 16:26:28

Medtronic Agrees to $9.9 Million Settlement in Cardiac Implant Kickback Case SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qui Tam ("Whistleblower") attorney Mychal Wilson, Esq. announces that Medtronic, the world's largest maker of medical devices, has agreed to pay the United States $9.9 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that the company used various types of payments to induce physicians to implant pacemakers and defibrillators manufactured and sold by...

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...

2014-05-20 23:08:40

A Florida federal court ordered a Brevard County oncologist and two cancer treatment centers to pay $89.6 million for Medicare fraud. ARONOVITZ LAW, a Miami qui tam and personal injury law firm, represented the whistleblower. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 A Brevard County radiation oncologist and the two cancer treatment centers he operated have been ordered to pay the United States $89.6 million for defrauding Medicare in violation of the federal False Claims Act. On May 14, 2014,...

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...

2014-05-09 23:01:31

Whistleblowers are critical to enabling the Internal Revenue Service in collecting unpaid taxes due the United States government by firms and individuals, which may also cause harm to consumers. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Parker Waichman, LLP, a national law firm that represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases, which refers to civil lawsuits whistleblowers may bring under the False Claims Act (FCA), also represents whistleblowers who seek to report tax fraud, which is not...

2014-05-06 16:32:15

NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Milberg LLP today announced that the United States Department of Justice and a whistleblower represented by the firm have reached an agreement with Florida-based Baptist Health System Inc. ("BHS") to resolve civil fraud liability under the Federal False Claims Act ("FCA") for $2.5 million. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/85006 The government partially joined a whistleblower ("qui tam") lawsuit brought by Verchetta Wells, a former...


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