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Possible Changes in Whistleblower Action Trends?

Shocking Wrongdoing Alleged in Whistleblower Pharma Case

It’s heartening to discover that, in fiscal year 2015 and for the fourth consecutive year, the Department of Justice (DOJ) recovered over $3.5 billion in settlements and judgments that arose from claims brought under the False Claims Act (FCA). While the 2015 amount doesn’t come close to matching the record $5.7 billion recouped during the … Continue reading “Possible Changes in Whistleblower Action Trends?”

Medicare Ambulance Fraud Lawyer Whistleblowers Required Stat

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You think you may be having a heart attack. Or you can’t breathe. Or a loved one becomes unconscious. What do you do? You call for an ambulance, as these are often life-threatening situations. Ambulance rides that are medically necessary are a benefit on many health insurance plans, including Medicare. In 2012, the total that … Continue reading “Medicare Ambulance Fraud Lawyer Whistleblowers Required Stat”

Midlands Whistleblowing Case

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We’ve provided you with lots of information and stories about cases in the past few months relating to whistleblowing and qui tam whistleblower cases. But this new suit is homegrown, and as much as $27 million is at stake. Just days ago, in May, 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) brought a suit alleging … Continue reading “Midlands Whistleblowing Case”

Record Whistleblower Awards

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For four years running, False Claims Act (FCA) recoveries have topped $3.5 billion. In fiscal year 2015, $3.58 billion was recovered in total, with $2.91 billion of that amount resulting from cases brought by whistleblowers. It is a new and commendable record. The portion that was recovered due to the admirable efforts of whistleblowers–$2.91 billion—resulted … Continue reading “Record Whistleblower Awards”

Impact of a Recent Supreme Court Whistleblower Ruling

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The outcomes of some potential, future False Claims Act (FCA) cases have likely been changed because of the June, 2016, Supreme Court decision concerning the qui tam case Universal Health Services Co. v. United States ex rel. Escobar. The case background involves a young woman in Massachusetts who died after receiving inadequate and inappropriate care … Continue reading “Impact of a Recent Supreme Court Whistleblower Ruling”

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