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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 12:36:59

In Victory for Taxpayers, Defendants Will Repay $2.8 Million on Claims of False Billings WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two local companies that operate a network of physical-therapy clinics, along with two individual owners and a former manager, agreed to repay $2.8 million to settle claims that they defrauded federal health-insurance programs. The Employment Law Group® law firm represented Kathya Angel and Alexis Natal, the whistleblowers who first brought the...

2014-03-31 12:28:37

Addition of McKnight & Kennedy, LLC Creates National False Claims Act Powerhouse WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler LLP, a leading national public interest class-action litigation law firm with nearly one billion dollars in False Claims Act recovery, today welcomed two of the most successful False Claims Act attorneys in the U.S. as new partners in its Washington, D.C. office and elevated two attorneys in its New York office to partner. The Firm of...

2014-03-18 23:23:59

The United States Judicial Panel (USJP) on Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) has recently issued a transfer order that will remit 56 Lipitor lawsuits and many more tag-along actions to the District of South Carolina to facilitate this litigation. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 The attorneys at Alonso Krangle applaud the USJP’s recent transfer order that will consolidate many pending Lipitor lawsuits in an MDL that will take place in the District of South Carolina federal court (Case...

2014-03-06 23:04:56

The United States Department of Justice just announced a $750,000 settlement agreement involving a Florida physician who submitted bogus medical claims to the Medicare system. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 A physician in Florida just agreed to a $750,000 settlement over allegations he and his pain management clinic billed Medicare for clinical services that were entered as being complex, which meant they were more costly than they were. In some cases, billing was allegedly...

2014-02-28 23:25:20

Whistleblower lawsuit claims Dr. Steven Chun of Sarasota Pain Associates submitted false claims to Medicare Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Sheller, P.C. law firm announces that Sarasota Pain Associates, P.A. (SPA) and its owner, Dr. Steven Chun, have agreed to pay $750,000 to resolve allegations by the law firm’s whistleblower clients that SPA violated the False Claims Act by submitting Medicare claims for procedures and services that he did not perform. During the...

2014-02-26 12:26:20

Doshi Diagnostic Imaging Pays $15.5 Million to Settle Whistleblower Lawsuits Alleging Kickbacks to Referring Physicians, Medicare and Medicaid Billing Fraud RADNOR, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP represented a key whistleblower behind the $15.5 million settlement that was announced today between the federal government, the States of New Jersey and New York, and Doshi Diagnostic Imaging Services and Diagnostic Imaging Group ("Doshi"), a major...

2013-12-30 08:27:03

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whistleblower Law Firm, P.L. is pleased to announce that the qui tam lawsuit originally brought and filed by its managing member, Natalie Khawam, Esq., MBA, MS, in the matter of United States ex rel Fuentes et.al. v. Genzyme Corporation, No. 8:09-cv-1245-T-23-EAJ, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, was settled on December 20, 2013 for $22.28 million. "I am pleased to see the case I developed come to a successful...

2013-12-20 23:01:46

Zamansky LLC comments on the recent settlement by Quest Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings Inc. of the "whistle-blower" lawsuit which alleged that the laboratories had engaged in overcharging state insurance plans for the payment of "kickbacks" for referrals. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Zamansky LLC comments on the recent settlement by Quest Diagnostics Inc. (“Quest Diagnostics”), the diagnostic testing company headquartered in...

2013-12-06 23:01:03

National law firm Parker Waichman LLP wants to remind whistleblowers with information about fraudulent activity that under the False Claims Act, they can be both compensated and protected. The firm is currently investigating a class action lawsuit against FedEx for allegedly overcharging some customers—either by claiming certain items weigh more than they do, or by wrongfully charging duty-related fees to some U.S. customers shipping to Canada. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) December...