Whistleblowers

  • Jury says Trinity Industries (TRN) intentionally hid info on guardrail system total damages may exceed $1 Billion

    A jury has ruled that Trinity Industries (TRN) deliberately withheld information from the U.S. Government about cost-savings to its highway guardrail system that made that system more dangerous which defrauded the government out of $175 million.The case was brought by Joshua Harman, a maker and installer of guardrail systems in Virginia.

    10 readers - Jeffrey A. Newman/ Whistleblower Lawyer News
  • CareMed pays $10 million to settle whistleblower case for fraudulent sales practices

    The United States Department of Justice and the New York Attorney General have reached a $10 million settlement in a newly unsealed health care fraud case against Sorkin’s Rx, Ltd. a/k/a CareMed Pharmaceutical Services (“CareMed”), a national specialty pharmacy based in Nassau County, New York. The whistleblower’s complaint alleged that CareMed engaged in a number of fraudulent ...

    18 readers - Jeffrey A. Newman/ Whistleblower Lawyer News
    • Extendicare Health Services Settles False Claims Act Case

      Extendicare Health Services, Inc. (“Extendicare”) and its subsidiary Progressive Step Corporation (“ProStep”) have agreed to settle two whistleblowers’ qui tam claims that they violated the False Claims Act by billing government health care programs for substandard nursing services and billing for rehabilitation therapy services that were not medically necessary or reasonable.
      12 readers - Dina Keever/ Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog
    • Boeing Whistleblowers Cause $23 Million Settlement

      Chicago-based aerospace company Boeing recently settled a labor law violations lawsuit in the amount of $23 million. The lawsuit was filed after four present and former Boeing employees acted as whistleblowers, exposing false labor submissions regarding contract maintenance workers. Whistleblower lawyers at Pintas & Mullins detail this lawsuit and how other employees who ...
      8 readers - Chicago Injury Law Blog

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    • Taking Aim – the SEC’s Continued Focus on Hedge Funds

      …“It is difficult to overstate how much the regulatory landscape for hedge fund managers has changed over the past four years.” So said Norm Champ, director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment Management, in a recent speech wherein he outlined how the SEC has built on its newfound authority to regulate private fund…

      1 readers - Nicholas B. Lewis/ Subject to Inquiry
    • Boeing Settles False Claims Act Case for $23 Million

      … The Justice Department announced that the Boeing Company has agreed to settle four whistleblowers’ qui tam claims alleging violations of the False Claims Act. Boeing has agreed to pay the federal government $23 million to resolve the allegations that it submitted false claims to the United States for work on government contracts. Boeing…

      3 readers - Dina Keever/ Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog
    • SEC Whistleblower in Qui Tam Suit is In House Attorney

      … False Claims Act. Based in Chicago and Oak Brook, Ill., our Naperville and Lake Forest area qui tam and False Claims Act lawyers stand ready to represent whistleblowers throughout the United States — regardless of whether prosecutors have decided to join the lawsuit. If you know about fraud against a government agency and you’re ready to speak up, you can learn more about whistleblower lawsuits at a free, confidential consultation. To set one up, please contact DiTommaso-Lubin online or call 1-877-990-4990 today.…

      9 readers - Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog
    • Trio Convicted of Medicare Fraud in Detroit

      … $29 Million Medicare Fraud Prosecuted in Detroit Medicare fraud is rampant. Tens of billions are lost each year in scams around the country. The victims of these scams are ultimately taxpayers and those truly needy people who are denied essential medical care. Because Medicare is a federally funded program, whistleblowers who report fraud…

      5 readers - Due Diligence
    • Nursing Home Chain Settles for $38 Million

      …Due to substandard care at over 30 nursing home facilities, Extendicare Health Services will now have to pay $38 million in a settlement. The investigation began when two whistleblowers within the company filed complaints that the company was billing Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care, and unnecessary therapy. The violations Extendicare…

      3 readers - Pennsylvania Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer Blog
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      • Extendicare Health Services Settles False Claims Act Case

        Extendicare Health Services, Inc. (“Extendicare”) and its subsidiary Progressive Step Corporation (“ProStep”) have agreed to settle two whistleblowers’ qui tam claims that they violated the False Claims Act by billing government health care programs for substandard nursing services and billing for rehabilitation therapy services that were not medically necessary or reasonable.

        11 readers - Dina Keever/ Whistleblower Qui Tam Lawyer Blog
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