BNSF Railroad whistleblower awarded $147K in retaliation case

June 8, 2017 - A whistleblower who allegedly was fired in retaliation for reporting railroad track defects to management at BNSF Railway Company will receive more than $147,000 in back pay and damages. Read More

TeamHealth Holding’s Whistleblower Case Settlement Returns $131K to NC Medicaid

May 23, 2017 - A whistleblower’s False Claims Act lawsuit against TeamHealth Holdings, successor in interest to IPC Healthcare, has led to a recovery of more than $131,000 for the state of North... Read More

Four major automakers settle Takata airbag MDL claims

May 18, 2017 - Four major automakers have agreed to a pay a combined $553.6 million to settle allegations pending in multidistrict litigation (MDL) surrounding exploding Takata airbags. Read More

Beasley Allen lawyer appointed co-lead counsel in Banner Life Insurance class action

May 17, 2017 - Beasley Allen lawyer W. Daniel “Dee” Miles, III, head of the firm’s Consumer Fraud section, was appointed co-lead counsel in class action litigation involving Banner Life Insurance... Read More

Furniture importer settles False Claims Act suit over duties evasion

May 8, 2017 - A Texas furniture importer and two company officers have agreed to pay the U.S. government $275,000 to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they deliberately misclassified furniture... Read More

SEC awards whistleblower nearly $4 million

May 4, 2017 - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced April 26 it rewarded nearly $4 million to a whistleblower who provided the agency with detailed tips and specific information about... Read More

Whistleblowers help expose fraudulent, potentially dangerous EB-5 Visa schemes

April 26, 2017 - Whistleblowers have come forward in recent years with evidence the EB-5 visa program is allowing fraudsters, criminals, spies, and possibly even terrorists to become U.S. residents. Read More

Oklahoma hospital pays $1.6M to settle False Claims Act allegations

April 18, 2017 - The Norman Regional Hospital Authority in Norman, Oklahoma, a former hospital administrator, and six radiologists have agree to pay the U.S. government more than $1.6 million to settle a... Read More

Judge blasts IBM for submitting sloppy privilege log in False Claims Act case

April 12, 2017 - A U.S. Magistrate judge assisting with a False Claims Act lawsuit that accuses IBM of cheating Cook County, Illinois, through fraudulent billing practices on a government contract slammed... Read More

Bill aims to improve incentives, protections for IRS whistleblowers

March 31, 2017 - A bi-partisan bill introduced to the Senate Wednesday proposes two key measures to improve the IRS whistleblower program. Read More

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