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Alliance Healthcare Sued for Whistleblower Retaliation and Unequal Pay

A former account executive at Alliance Healthcare Services in Irvine, California claims she was fired as retaliation for requesting reduced hours to accommodate the demands of her breast cancer treatment, Read More

New Legislation Requires Shell Companies to Disclose Their Owners

A new law passed in Congress in December that will, for the very first time, require shell companies to provide the names of owners, or face jail time and/or stiff Read More

Workers Claim Mass Layoffs by BIC Graphic Violated Federal Employment Laws

Former employees of Bic Graphic recently filed a federal class action lawsuit against the company and its parent company, Scribe Opco Inc., for allegedly violating the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Read More

Former Alaris Health Marketing Director Claims Wrongful Termination After a COVID-19 Infection

A former marketing director who worked for Alaris Health, a health system based in New Jersey, recently filed a lawsuit against the company alleging he was the victim of wrongful Read More

Apria Healthcare Group Agrees to Settle Billing Fraud Case for $40.5 Million

Apria Healthcare Group, Inc. (Apria), a durable medical equipment provider that operates throughout the United States, recently agreed to settle a multistate billing fraud claim to the tune of $40.5 Read More

Austin Court of Appeals Upholds Ruling in Favor of Patient Abuse Whistleblower

The Third Court of Appeals of Texas recently upheld a lower court’s decision in favor of a whistleblower, Ethan Vestal, against the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), ordering the Read More

Former Safety Manager Sues MultiCare Alleging Wrongful Termination

A former safety manager sued MultiCare and The Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, alleging MultiCare retaliated against him illegally after he blew the whistles on unsafe and Read More

LA County Board of Supervisors Enhances COVID-19 Whistleblower Protections

This fall, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance protecting employees against retaliation for reporting violations of COVID-19 health protocols in workplaces. The county had seen a significant Read More

Former McDonald’s Worker Files Whistleblower Retaliation Lawsuit, Alleging Wrongful Termination

A former worker at a McDonald’s location in San Jose, California recently filed a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit against the company, claiming she was fired for leading protests against the restaurant Read More

Joint SEC Whistleblowers Share Award of More Than $6 Million

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced an award of more than $6 million to be shared by a pair of whistleblowers who provided the agency with information Read More

Some Whistleblowers Have Concerns About the SEC’s Interpretation of “Independent Analysis”

A new rule interpretation announced by the Securities and Exchange Commission has created concern among whistleblowers, who believe it could weaken incentives for whistleblowers to come forward with information about Read More

Merit Medical Systems Agrees to Pay $18 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Violations

Merit Medical Systems recently agreed to pay $18 million to resolve claims that it violated the Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act in paying physicians and healthcare facilities to Read More

Nonprofit Organization Will Pay $1.9 Million Fire to Resolve Whistleblower Suit Over Misleading Claims

A nonprofit organization based in West Allis, Wisconsin agreed to pay $1.9 million to the federal government after reports from a whistleblower revealed the organization was simply repackaging Chinese products Read More

YRC Worldwide Subsidiary Sued on Basis of Gender Discrimination

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently filed a federal lawsuit against USF Holland, an LTL carrier and subsidiary of YRC Worldwide, alleging the company has hired “virtually no” Read More

Whistleblower Complaint Alleges Violations at Fort Worth Crime Lab Could Result in Adverse Outcomes in Hundreds of Cases

Trisa Crutcher, an employee of a Fort Worth Police Crime Laboratory, recently filed a whistleblower complaint alleging a variety of violations at the lab that could result in negative impacts Read More

Two Memphis Healthcare Facilities Named in Whistleblower Lawsuit

Methodist Healthcare and West Cancer Center, both located in Memphis, Tennessee, were recently named in a whistleblower lawsuit revolving around illegal kickbacks to doctors. Former Methodist University Hospital CEO Jeff Liebman Read More

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