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 fraudule ...

    24 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
    • SEC Whistleblower in Qui Tam Suit is In House Attorney

      In 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enacted a law which encourages people in the know to “blow the whistle” on people or companies who are stealing from or cheating the government. The SEC rewards successful “whistleblowers” with up to 30% of sanctions collected by the agency. Recently, an attorney has asked the agency to intervene in a legal battle between t ...
      9 readers - Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

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    • Dems Urge Better SEC Whistleblower Protection

      …, however. We take whistleblower protection extremely seriously. If you believe you may have a claim, give us a call. Our consultations are no fee, no obligation and completely confidential. Need more information? Contact attorney Brian Mahany at brian@mahanyertl.com or by telephone at (414) 704-6731 (direct). Find me on Google +! This entry was posted on October 28, 2014, 2:49 am and is filed under Fraud Recovery. You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed. …

      2 readers - Due Diligence
    • Taking Aim – the SEC’s Continued Focus on Hedge Funds

      … whose primary strategy focuses on nontraditional asset classes (e.g., currencies), nontraditional strategies (e.g., long/short equity positions), and/or illiquid assets (e.g., private debt). Predictably, the SEC’s increased scrutiny of hedge fund and private fund advisers has led to new enforcement actions. For example, the SEC has advised the private…

      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

      … In 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enacted a law which encourages people in the know to “blow the whistle” on people or companies who are stealing from or cheating the government. The SEC rewards successful “whistleblowers” with up to 30% of sanctions collected by the agency. Recently, an attorney has asked the agency…

      9 readers - Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog
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