‘Qui Tam Whistleblower’ Category

Whistleblowers Motivated By More Than Money

Qui Tam Whistleblowers are motivated by more than money

Sure, the payouts can be huge, but many who shine the light on fraud do so out of principles.

While qui tam whistleblower lawsuits may result in multi-million dollar earnings for the whistleblower, many of these people exposing fraud or illegal activity in a company do it for more important reasons. A strong sense of justice and fairness motivates them —...

Our Hero Whistleblowers and the Fights They’ve Won

On the 240th anniversary of the United State’s first whistleblower law, we stop to consider the astounding integrity and courage of our qui tam clients.

On July 30, 1778, the Continental Congress passed the very first whistleblower law in the United States. Ever since, average citizens with extraordinary spirit used these strong qui tam laws to shaped our country and fight...

Whistleblower Leads to $12.5M Medical Device Fraud Settlement

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Settlement Resolves False Claims Act Lawsuit Allegations Medical Device Manufacturer AngioDynamics Fraudulently Mislead Physicians, Encouraged False Claims to Be Filed.

DALLAS – In a United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announcement issued July 19, 2018, AngioDynamics has agreed to pay a total of $12.5 million, resolving allegations that the New York-based...

CBS Show Highlights Hero Whistleblower Mychal Wilson in Waters Kraus & Paul Case

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The bravery of those who bring to light corporate fraud is the focus of the series premiere.

An everyday person, represented by Waters Kraus & Paul, takes on a pharmaceutical giant when he suspects the company of wrongdoing on the series premiere of Whistleblower, Friday, July 13 at 8 p.m. EST. The case, brought against Bristol Myers Squibb, helped lead to...

Mental Health Center Settles Whistleblower Case for $4M

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Whistleblower lawsuit reveals unqualified and unsupervised South Bay employees allegedly provided mental health treatment in violation of Mass. False Claims Act.

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Attorney General announced Thursday that mental health services provider South Bay Mental Health Center, Inc., along with its parent companies Community Intervention Services, Inc....

Houston Doctor Settles Medicare Fraud Charges for $1.5M

The former president of a leading medical association agrees to resolve whistleblower allegations of False Claims Act violations and Medicare fraud.

HOUSTON — A lawsuit brought by a whistleblower nurse alleging 7.5 years of Medicare fraud committed by Houston doctor Dr. Gurunath Thota Reddy and his practice settled for $1,575,000, according to an announcement...

The Difference Between U.S. & U.K. Whistleblowers – A Reward

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Discounting Successful Use of Whistleblower Relator Rewards in the U.S., U.K. Regulators Chose Not to Implement this Powerful Incentive

While the U.S. government has dramatically increased its recovery from corporate fraud by incentivizing citizens with a whistleblower relator reward, the British government relies solely on the good morals of its citizens. Taking the approach that...

Qui Tam Whistleblowers Cutting Health Care Costs by Billions

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Amidst Increasing Health Care Costs, Qui Tam Whistleblowers Have Saved the Government Almost $20 Billion from Healthcare Fraud

In 2010 alone, healthcare fraud involving Medicare payments cost the government and tax payers nearly $50 billion. As health care costs are increasing, the importance of qui tam whistleblowers also increases. Qui tam whistleblowers, sometimes called relators,...

Financial CHOICE Act 2.0 May Change Whistleblowers’ Tune

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Financial CHOICE Act 2.0 Acts to Scare Off Potential Whistleblowers by Withholding Whistleblower Relator Rewards from Anyone Involved in the Fraud

The Financial CHOICE Act 2.0 could severely reduce the amount of tips the government receives about misuse of government programs and contracts. While the False Claims Act (“FCA”), under the qui tam provision, creates financial incentives...

Whistleblower Case Against Walgreens Results in $9.9 Million Settlement

False Claims Act lawsuit revealed that Walgreens ignored California’s diagnosis restrictions and billed the California Medicaid program for diagnosis-restricted drugs without verifying that the drugs were prescribed for permitted uses.

DALLAS – Retail pharmacy chain Walgreens has agreed with the California Department of Justice, the United States Department of...

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