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Wells Fargo Pays $35 Million to Settle Racial Bias Lawsuit

Earlier this year, Wells Fargo agreed to pay $35 million to more than 500 African-American employees to settle a lawsuit that alleged the large bank routinely favored its white employees. In Read More

Fox News Anchor Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Network

Cable news network Fox News has found itself in a great deal of legal hot water lately, including sexual harassment allegations levied against several of its most notable executives and Read More

Whistleblower Claim Worth $112 Million to Proceed Against Duke and Researchers

A federal judge has ruled that a whistleblower lawsuit filed against Duke University and a pair of researchers can proceed. The lawsuit alleges the university and researchers were able to secure Read More

ACA Whistleblower Claim Revived by Justice Department Review Board

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Administrative Review Board recently revived a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) claim made by a whistleblower who was a former nurse at the Read More

DOJ Claims UnitedHealth Group Overbilled Medicare by Hundreds of Millions

The U.S. Department of Justice recently sued UnitedHealth Group, claiming the company’s senior executives were aware it was overbilling Medicare by hundreds of millions of dollars annually and that they Read More

SEC Awards Whistleblower $500,000 After Tip About Misconduct

In May, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) awarded a whistleblower more than $500,000. The company insider had provided valuable information to the agency that “prompted an SEC investigation Read More

Important Questions for Potential Whistleblowers to Consider

Blowing the whistle when you discover wrongdoing within your business or organization could create a great deal of turbulence in both your personal and professional life. Therefore, it’s important to Read More

SEC Whistleblower Awarded Nearly $4 Million

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a new whistleblower award in April. This time, the payout was worth nearly $4 million for a whistleblower who provided a valuable Read More

ERISA Lawsuit Filed by Former Disney Employee Dismissed

Walt Disney Co.’s 401(k) fiduciaries will not have to defend a class action lawsuit that challenged their choice to allow participants in the investment plans to invest their assets in Read More

Texas Court Orders $2 Million Penalty for Debt Collector

A federal court in Texas ordered Timothy L. Ford, president of Commercial Recovery Systems, Inc., to pay $2 million in penalties for a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Read More

Recent Cases in Pennsylvania Reflect Potential Expansion of Damages Available to Whistleblowers

With more employees than ever becoming aware of the federal protections available for whistleblowers, there has been a corresponding rise in unhappy workers looking to sue their former employers. However, Read More

Cardiovascular Systems to Pay $25 Million in Jury Verdict

A jury in California has awarded $25.1 million in damages to a former employee of Cardiovascular Systems Inc. after determining the company wrongfully fired him. The employee, who was at one Read More

Judge Issues Stay on Enormous Judgement Against Nursing Home Care Providers

A federal judge in Florida has issued a stay on more than $350 million in False Claims Act judgments in fear that the nursing homes ordered to pay them could Read More

FINRA Changes Sanctions Guidelines on Several Key Issues

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), a self-regulatory agency, has updated its sanctions guide to ensure in-house judges consider whether broker-dealers took advantage of elderly or vulnerable clients when making Read More

Wells Fargo Claws Back Millions from Former Executives After Accounts Scandal

In the wake of its major scandal involving millions of unauthorized accounts opened in its customers’ names, Wells Fargo is “clawing back” more than $75 million from former top executives. Read More

Convicted Brothers Ask for New Trial Based on Government’s Deal with Whistleblowers

Legal counsel for the U.S. government is pushing back against an effort for a new trial from two brothers convicted for their roles in a scheme to misuse H-1B work Read More

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