Possible serious side effects of PPI heartburn drugs include increased risk of kidney disease

June 29, 2016 - The research looked at the treatment of nearly 200,000 patients for more than five years and found approximately 20 percent higher risk of kidney disease in PPI users. Read More

VW agrees to settle emissions cheat litigation for more than $14 billion

June 28, 2016 - Settlement between Volkswagen and owners of about a half-million diesel-powered vehicles over the German automaker’s emissions cheat scandal is estimated at more than $14 billion. Read More

Cole Portis installed as 141st President of Alabama State Bar

June 27, 2016 - The Alabama State Bar on Saturday, June 25, 2016, swore in Montgomery attorney J. Cole Portis of the Beasley Allen Law Firm as the 141st president of the 17,900-member organization. Read More

Beasley Allen principal Lance Gould offers facts on the False Claims Act and whistleblowers

June 22, 2016 - Provisions of the False Claims Act make whistleblowers eligible to receive up to 30 percent of money recovered as a result of their report. Read More

Government targets Ambulance Transport Fraud

June 14, 2016 - Last year Medicare paid more than $50 million in potentially improper bills from ambulance companies. These potential improper bills regarded ambulance rides for older Americans. Read More

Public advised not to drink tap water following EPA drinking water health advisory

June 14, 2016 - Officials representing the West Morgan-East Lawrence Water and Sewer Authority are advising the public served by the water system to stop drinking tap water due to toxic contamination. Read More

Talcum powder verdict discussed by Beasley Allen principal Ted Meadows on WIAT

June 13, 2016 - Beasley Allen attorney Ted Meadows talked with WIAT News about the latest verdict against Johnson & Johnson, linking its talcum powder products to ovarian cancer. Read More

Beasley Allen lawyers finalists for 2016 Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year Award

June 9, 2016 - The talc trial team, including five Beasley Allen lawyers, was selected as a finalist for 2016 Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year award. Read More

Unnecessary inpatient admissions results in government intervention in False Claims Act lawsuit

June 7, 2016 - Late last month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that the United States has decided to intervene in a False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit against Prime Healthcare Services Inc.... Read More

Public Citizen documents history of Pharma fraud

June 6, 2016 - The report provides the most complete view to date of the extent of drug company fraud and other misconduct aimed at Medicare, Medicaid, and other taxpayer-funded health care programs in... Read More

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