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Epic Systems Accused of Healthcare Fraud in Whistleblower Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against Epic Systems, a digital health care records company based in Verona, Wisconsin, alleges the company systematically overbilled the government for Medicare and Medicaid. The lawsuit was initially Read More

California’s Napa County Works to Start a Whistleblower Program

In just the latest example of local municipalities following the lead of state and federal governments in taking whistleblower protections more seriously, Napa County in California is looking to start Read More

Centerlight Health System to Pay Nearly $60 Million in Whistleblower Billing Fraud Case

Centerlight Health System, Inc., a New York-based healthcare provider primarily serving elderly and disabled Medicaid patients, reached a new $10.3 million settlement in a case with state and federal elements Read More

Incidents of Whistleblower Retaliation on the Rise

Over the last several years, we have seen the number of whistleblowers reporting internal wrongdoing dramatically increase. However, a new survey from the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI) also indicates Read More

Whistleblower Sues Oregon Sheriff’s Department for Harassment and Retaliation

A sergeant in a sheriff’s department in northwest Oregon who alerted authorities to the poor performance of a detective in the department filed a $1.6 million lawsuit alleging supervisors in Read More

SEC Awards Whistleblower with $2.2 Million in First ‘Safe Harbor’ Ruling

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced a new whistleblower award of more than $2.2 million, the first award from the agency to be paid out under the Read More

Whistleblower Alleges Wrongful Termination by Med Health Services

A woman in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, claims her supervisors at Med Health Services Inc. in Monroeville illegally retaliated against her after she raised concerns about illegal activity in the workplace Read More

Whistleblower at Pennsylvania Hair Salon Alleges Wrongful Termination

The U.S. Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against a hair salon in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, claiming the business owners terminated an employee because her husband reported workplace safety and Read More

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Complies with US Law Enforcement

Christopher Wylie rose to sudden international infamy when he blew the whistle on Cambridge Analytica’s alleged stealing of the data of more than 50 million Facebook users. Now, Wylie says Read More

Whistleblowers are Critical in Preventing, Limiting Medicare Fraud

During a recent interview with the AARP, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Medicare fraud must be taken as seriously as the war on drugs in this country. That’s saying Read More

Takata Whistleblowers Earn Shared $1.7 Million Award

Three former employees of Takata Corp. will share a $1.7 million award after giving information to authorities that alerted them to the risks of the much-publicized deadly airbag inflators. Those Read More

SEC Issues Record-High Whistleblower Awards

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that it issued its largest whistleblower award ever, breaking the previous record of a $30 million award it handed out in Read More

Missouri Considers New Law to Protect Whistleblowing Professors

The Missouri state senate is debating a bill that would add some protections from retaliation to university faculty who serve as whistleblowers. State Sen. Ed Emery is sponsoring the bill, which Read More

IRS Whistleblowers Earn $12.9 Million Award

Two whistleblowers won their fight with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service over the amount of money they could claim from a pool they helped the agency collect. Their victory could Read More

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Upholds $3.2 Million Verdict

In a major decision for state and federal whistleblower law, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld a verdict worth $3.2 million in favor of an individual who was fired after exposing Read More

Whistleblower Files Retaliation Lawsuit Against Mecklenburg County

A whistleblower has filed a lawsuit against Mecklenburg County, alleging she was fired after speaking out about years’ worth of patient records and other critical medical documents that were piled Read More

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