‘Qui Tam Whistleblower’ Category

Fighting Fraud Against the Government on Behalf of Tax Payers

Whistleblowers fight fraud and protect taxpayers by exposing fraudulent crimes committed against the government. A party commits fraud by conducting a scheme that defrauds the government or steals money from public programs, ultimately at taxpayers’ expense. Whistleblower attorneys, like us, work with relators and the government to uncover and prosecute fraud.

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Celebrating Whistleblowers and Qui Tam Attorneys

National Whistleblower Appreciation Day was established to acknowledge and celebrate the courageous people who expose misconduct and speak up against fraud.

Last year, the U.S. Senate recognized July 30th as “National Whistleblower Appreciation Day” to honor the anniversary of the day the Founding Fathers unanimously passed the first U.S. whistleblower law. As that day approaches...

How Do Whistleblower Laws Work?

Whistleblower Laws

In 2018, whistleblowers led the way to $2.1B in False Claims Act recoveries, continuing a long legacy of ordinary citizens fighting for what’s right since the United States’ first qui tam whistleblower law was passed in 1778.

What’s Behind Whistleblower Qui Tam Cases? 

Today’s whistleblowers operate under the provisions of the False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. §§...

The False Claims Act: 7 Fast Facts

False Claims Act

Our nation’s primary whistleblower law, the False Claims Act allows individuals to file qui tam lawsuits on behalf of the government — and it recovers billions of taxpayer dollars every year. But how much do you really know about this powerful Act?

7 Fast False Claims Act Facts

Our Whistleblower Law is Over 150 Years Old. The United States’ first qui tam whistleblower law...

After Settling for Millions, Companies Remain on U.S. High Fraud Risk List

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The companies refused to sign Corporate Integrity Agreements with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Allegations of fraud, settlements, and refusals to sign a Corporate Integrity Agreement led the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (OIG) to give two dental healthcare companies a high-risk classification.

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Record $236M Settles Dental Medicaid Fraud Involving Xerox

Medicaid whistleblowers’ tips led the State of Texas to investigate, revealing that taxpayers were paying for thousands of unnecessary dental procedures.

DALLAS — Xerox Corp. and its former subsidiaries have agreed to a $235.9 million settlement with the State of Texas, justifying efforts by Medicaid whistleblowers, Dr. Christine Ellis, Madelayne Castillo,...

$1.6M Settlement Reached in Medicare Fraud Case

Durable medical equipment provider agrees to resolve Waters & Kraus whistleblower complaint alleging False Claims Act violations

DALLAS –– Waters & Kraus, LLP is pleased to announce a $1.634 million settlement of a qui tam lawsuit by Western Medical Group, Benjamin D. George, and Jody C. Rookstool. The settlement resolves allegations that the...

Whistleblower Leads to $5.1M Dental Medical Fraud Settlement

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Despite settling allegations of false claims, the companies involved purportedly still pose a high risk to public programs and patients.

DALLAS – ImmediaDent of Indiana, LLC (ImmediaDent) and Samson Dental Partners, LLC (SDP) have agreed to pay $5.139 million to resolve allegations of dental Medicaid fraud. The case was initially brought by dentist...

Medicare Fraud Hurts Patients and the Public

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Hospice providers are scamming patients and the American public alike, according to data, and not providing the best care possible.

An Inspector General report finds that the hospice industry is fraught with fraud and neglect. The study looked into patient and Medicare payment data from the last 13 years and found that some hospice providers are billing Medicare while neglecting their...

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 —...

What are my chances?

That’s the first question everyone asks. The truth is it’s impossible to know. But we can tell you this. Waters Kraus & Paul has what it takes to fight against big corporate interests and win. That’s why we’ve taken more mesothelioma trials to verdict than any other firm. And that’s why we’ve recovered more than $1.3 billion for clients like you. Do you think you have a case? Contact us now to speak with an attorney.

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