Office of the Whistleblower 2015 Annual Report shows progress in whistleblower rewards, protections

November 25, 2015 - This past week the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of the Whistleblower (OWB) released its 2015 annual report. This report listed the payouts for whistleblowers,... Read More

Court throws out case to evict Kessler family member from property in $800-million estate litigation

November 18, 2015 - A New York State Court said it will not consider the case before it seeking to evict Marshall Kessler from property involved in ongoing litigation surrounding the $800-million estate of... Read More

Whistleblower protection provided by the retaliation provision of the False Claims Act

November 17, 2015 - The False Claims Act (FCA) permits private individuals, called whistleblowers, to bring suit on behalf of the government when the government is being defrauded. The FCA provides monetary... Read More

Beasley Allen represents family of former professional football player in head injury lawsuit against NFL

November 17, 2015 - The Montgomery, Ala., based law firm of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., is representing the family of a former professional football player who was diagnosed after his... Read More

Dee Miles talks about Beasley Allen Law Firm’s mission

November 13, 2015 - Beasley Allen principal Dee Miles believes the best gift an attorney can give his or her clients is a listening ear. Read More

Novartis kickback program potentially violated the False Claims Act

November 10, 2015 - In October 2015, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. announced a $390 million settlement to end alleged violations of the federal False Claims Act (FCA). The FCA lawsuit alleged that Novartis... Read More

Court order bars eviction of Kessler family member from property in $800-million estate litigation

November 9, 2015 - The Second Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada in and for the County of Washoe issued a Preliminary Injunction to halt the eviction of Marshall Kessler from property involved in... Read More

Serious injuries, deaths linked to retrievable IVC filters

November 3, 2015 - More than 500 personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits have been filed against manufacturers of small wire devices called retrievable IVC filters. The devices have been implanted in... Read More

3M Bair Hugger surgical warming blankets linked to serious infections, amputations

November 3, 2015 - Bair Huggers, manufactured by 3M subsidiary Arizant Healthcare, are the country’s top-selling surgical warming device. The blankets have been linked to surgical site infections resulting... Read More

Invokana and its class of Type 2 diabetes drugs linked to serious health risk ketoacidosis

November 3, 2015 - A new class of Type 2 diabetes treatments, which includes the popular drug Invokana, has been linked to a serious condition of too much acid in the blood, known as ketoacidosis. Read More

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