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Colorado Jury Awards Track Inspector $1.05 Million in Damages in Whistleblower Retaliation Claim

A jury in Colorado recently awarded Brandon Fresquez $1.05 million in damages for his whistleblower retaliation claim filed against BNSF Railway Company. The award includes $800,000 in emotional distress damages Read More

Whistleblowers Claim Community Health Systems Repeatedly Violated False Claims Act

Two whistleblowers claim Community Health Systems, based in Franklin, Tennessee, submitted hundreds of millions of dollars worth of false claims to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Read More

Los Angeles Jury Awards Whistleblower With $1.5 Million Verdict

A jury in Los Angeles issued a $1.5 million verdict to a former employee who alleged his company retaliated against him for reporting misconduct that violated the False Claims Act Read More

Recent College Admissions Scandal Leads to Whistleblower Hotline Reward

A recent college admissions scandal has been all over national news recently, leading to the indictment of more than 50 people nationwide — including some celebrities. In the wake of Read More

IRS Reports a New Record $312 Million in Whistleblower Awards

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a report in February providing an overview of its whistleblower program in what was a record-breaking year. Whistleblowers provided information during 2018 that aided Read More

Supreme Court Appears Likely to Side with Whistleblowers in Time Limit Case

Parsons Corp, a government contractor, is alleged to have increased its wealth by tricking a legally blind official. Now, the U.S. Supreme Court appears likely to side against the contractor Read More

Government Accountability Project Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Kraft-Heinz Foods

The Government Accountability Project (GAP) recently filed a lawsuit against Kraft-Heinz Foods on behalf of Dr. David Glover, a former sanitation manager at the company’s poultry processing facility in Newberry, Read More

Representing Whistleblowers in Companies With Deferred Prosecution Agreements

Businesses that secure a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) from the Department of Justice should be highly motivated to honor the agreement’s terms and avoid any hint of further violations. However, Read More

Hooters Among Latest Employers Targeted with Lawsuits over Handling of Employee Fingerprints

The Hooters chain of restaurants recently was in court recently to respond to a lawsuit alleging it violated an Illinois privacy law when it reportedly began collecting and storing employee Read More

SEC Accused of Mishandling Whistleblower Claim Regarding Financial Misconduct at Deutsche Bank

The economy has come a long way since the financial crisis of the late 2000s. However, the fallout for the big banks and discussions of how the federal government should Read More

How to Respond if Your Company Attempts to Push You

National pharmacy chain Walgreens recently settled a pair of False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuits with the federal government for a total of $269 million. The claims involved allegations of improper Read More

Eagle Home Mortgage Accused of Approving Unqualified Buyers

Eagle Home Mortgage, a subsidiary of Lennar, is the defendant in a new whistleblower lawsuit that alleges the lender routinely approved unqualified borrowers for mortgages, going so far as to Read More

Identifying and Reporting a Ponzi Scheme

It is hard to believe, but we have now passed the 10-year anniversary of the federal government bringing down Bernie Madoff’s multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme. This scheme did ultimately do some Read More

Federal Government Joins Hospital Whistleblower Suit

The U.S. federal government announced it would join a whistleblower lawsuit filed against a West Virginia hospital. The suit includes allegations the hospital improperly submitted payments and kickbacks to physicians Read More

Sprint to Pay $330 Million in Whistleblower Tax Fraud Settlement

Sprint, the fourth-most popular mobile phone carrier in the United States, recently agreed to settle a whistleblower lawsuit to the tune of $330 million. The whistleblower in the case alleged the Read More

Fourth Circuit Allows United Airlines Whistleblower Retaliation Claim to Proceed

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reinstated a whistleblower claim filed by a former employee of United Airlines who claims he was fired after repeatedly issuing complaints about the Read More

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