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U.S. Government Joins Lawsuit Alleging False Claims in Marine Corps Contract

The federal government recently opted to intervene in a whistleblower lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against Navistar Defense LLC, a company that manufactures Read More

SEC Whistleblower Program Releases its Annual Report for 2019

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently released its 2019 Annual Report to Congress overviewing its highly successful whistleblower award program. According to the report, the program continues to Read More

Federal Whistleblower Claim Targets Independent Health and a Subsidiary Company

Independent Health and one of its subsidiary companies, DxID, were recently sued in a federal whistleblower case. The plaintiff, Tera Ross, is a former medical billing manager at Group health Read More

Safety Inspection Whistleblower Case Results in Employees Receiving $1 Million Settlement

A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently awarded a pair of employees just over $1 million in lost wages and punitive damages. The Read More

Tips That Can Help All Corporate Whistleblowers

One aspect of our work with whistleblowers from corporate environments is not just assisting them through the whistleblowing process, but also ensuring the protection and comfort of whistleblowers throughout the Read More

Second Circuit Revives Old False Claims Act Case Involving Federal Reserve

The Second Circuit recently revived a False Claims Act case that arose out of the 2008 financial crisis. The case, United States ex rel. Kraus v. Wells Fargo & Co., two Read More

Wells Fargo Must Pay $14.5 Million After Violating Swap Dealer Business Conduct Rules

The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently ordered Wells Fargo Bank to pay $14.5 million as a result of multiple violations of swap dealer business conduct standards. According to the Read More

Massachusetts General Hospital Reaches $13 Million Settlement With Doctor who Criticized Concurrent Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital recently agreed to settle a wrongful termination suit filed by a former orthopedic surgeon for $13 million. According to reports from the Boston Globe and statements from the Read More

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Pratt & Whitney

A federal court recently denied a motion by Pratt & Whitney to dismiss a whistleblower claim against the aerospace company. In the lawsuit, the whistleblower alleges the company regularly falsified Read More

Handling Workplace Investigations in the Time of the #MeToo Movement

The #MeToo movement shined a much-needed light on issues involving sexual harassment and assault in the workplace. In this time of greater sensitivity to these issues, it is important that Read More

Former Employee of Raytheon Awarded $1 Million in Whistleblower Action

A jury in Colorado recently awarded a former engineer at Raytheon $43,000 in back pay plus $1 million in damages in a Defense Contractor Whistleblower Protection Act (DCWPA) case. The whistleblower, Read More

Department of Health and Human Services Accuses Hospital in Vermont of Unlawfully Forcing Nurse to Participate in Abortion

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s (HHS) Office for Civil Rights recently accused the University of Vermont Medical Center of violating federal law by forcing a nurse to Read More

SEC Charges Former Executives of Outcome Health with Fraud

A trio of former executives of Outcome Health were charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of engaging in a fraudulent scheme to raise about $500 million for the Read More

CFTC Releases Its Annual Enforcement Report

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently released its Division of Enforcement’s annual report for fiscal year 2019. This, the second annual report, overviews the prosecution efforts the Read More

Mallinckrodt Will Pay $15 Million to Settle Whistleblower Suit

Mallinckrodt, a pharmaceutical company, recently agreed to pay more than $15 million to resolve a lawsuit alleging Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (its former name) paid illegal kickbacks to doctors in the Read More

False Claims Act Case Against PharMerica Corp. Will Proceed Thanks to Federal Judge Ruling

A False Claims Act case alleging PharMerica Corp. defrauded Medicare and Medaid by billing for prescriptions that had illegally altered dosages will continue, thanks to a recent ruling by a Read More

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