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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...

2013-10-24 16:28:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler LLP, a leading public interest law firm, teamed with three other law firms in settling a whistleblower ("qui tam") lawsuit Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE: OCR), the nation's largest provider of pharmacy services to nursing home patients. Under the agreement, Omnicare has agreed to pay the United States $120 Million to resolve kickback and false-claims allegations brought by Donald Gale, an Ohio pharmacist who worked for the company's...

2013-09-24 12:21:58

Suit for Overtime Pay for More Than 3,400 Moves Forward SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Notice has just been mailed to more than 3,400 managers and assistant managers of Valero and its successor corporation CST nationwide for whom the law firm Sanford Heisler recently won approval of a collective action certification motion paving the way for them to pursue their overtime claims as a group. The decision by arbitrator Michael Loeb requires that all current and former...

2013-07-01 16:26:43

The following issued by Sanford Heisler, LLP, counsel for Dr. Salerian WASHINGTON, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The District of Columbia Board of Medicine today published an Opinion revoking the medical license of a well-known psychiatrist, Dr. Alen J. Salerian. The Board has determined that Dr. Salerian's prescriptions of certain narcotics in certain dosages fell outside the relevant standard of care. David Sanford of Sanford Heisler, LLP in Washington, D.C., said that "Dr....

2013-02-11 08:27:05

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, six current and former female pharmaceutical sales professionals filed a $100 million class and collective action gender discrimination lawsuit against Daiichi Sankyo in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Represented by Sanford Heisler, LLP, a civil rights law firm that has successfully litigated class action cases in the industry, these women seek to end pervasive gender discrimination in their workplace on...

2012-12-19 16:23:33

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler, LLP, a leading public interest law firm, today announced a $762 million global qui tam settlement with Amgen, Inc. and the United States Department of Justice. The settlement includes a $612 million civil settlement, a $14 million forfeiture and $136 million in criminal fines. Headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA, Amgen is a leading human therapeutics company in the biotechnology industry. The whistleblower ("relator") who was...

2012-12-18 12:27:45

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler, LLP, a leading public interest law firm, today announced a $762 million global qui tam settlement with Amgen, Inc. and the United States Department of Justice. The settlement includes a $612 million civil settlement, a $14 million forfeiture and $136 million in criminal fines. Headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA, Amgen is a leading human therapeutics company in the biotechnology industry. The whistleblower ("relator") who was...

2012-11-05 12:26:52

In the news release, Six New Plaintiffs Join Sanford Heisler's $100m Gender Discrimination Class Action Against Forest Laboratories & Forest Pharmaceuticals, issued Nov. 5, 2012 by Sanford Heisler, LLP over PR Newswire, we are advised by the law firm that the dateline should read "NEW YORK" rather than "NEWARK, N.J." as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Six New Plaintiffs Join Sanford Heisler's $100m Gender Discrimination Class Action Against...

2012-11-05 12:26:33

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler, LLP, today added six additional female plaintiffs to the $100 million gender discrimination employment class action complaint the firm initially filed in July against New York-based Forest Laboratories, Inc., and Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The amended complaint was filed in the federal court for the Southern District of New York this morning. It increases the number of named plaintiffs to ten and provides additional...

2012-10-23 11:22:19

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanford Heisler, LLP, a leading national civil rights law firm, today filed a gender discrimination suit seeking $3 million on behalf of a Senior Account Manager against the National Basketball Association, Inc., NBA Entertainment, Inc., and NBA Properties, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The Complaint details the NBA's alleged unlawful treatment of Plaintiff Brynn Cohn, a longtime employee who was underpaid,...