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Beasley Allen is currently investigating cases involving Employment Law. However, our attorneys would like to investigate any claims of loss in any industry that may be the result of an employment dispute.

False Claims Act civil penalties increased

February 15, 2017 - Earlier this month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the penalties under the False Claims Act would once again increase. The increases are pursuant to The Bipartisan Budget Act of... Read More


FERA expands conspiracy liability under the False Claims Act

February 8, 2017 - Before the FERA, a person was liable under the conspiracy provision of the FCA only if that person conspired to defraud the Government by getting a false or fraudulent claim allowed or... Read More


Employment law explained by Beasley Allen lawyer Larry Golston

February 3, 2017 - Beasley Allen lawyer Larry Golston, a member of the firm’s Consumer Fraud Section, joins guest host and firm attorney Kendall Dunson to discuss employment law. Read More


$55 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme Discovered at Two Brooklyn Medical Clinics

February 1, 2017 - Brooklyn, New York, based medical clinics Prime Care on the Bay (Prime Care) and Bensonhurst Mega Medical Care, P.C. (Bensonhurst) have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit health care... Read More


One of the nation’s largest educational accreditation agencies removed as gatekeeper

January 25, 2017 - This past December, the Secretary of Education, John B. King Jr., removed Accrediting Counsel for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) as a gatekeeper. Read More


FCA seal violation triggers three-part balancing test

January 10, 2017 - On Dec. 6, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in an 8-0 decision that violating the False Claims Act’s seal requirement does not require an automatic dismissal of the case. The Supreme Court... Read More


Whistleblowers awarded $519 million in 2016

December 22, 2016 - Whistleblowers helped the United States recover more than $4.7 billion in taxpayer funds in fiscal year 2016 (ending Sept. 30), according to a Department of Justice (DOJ) news release. This... Read More


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Verdict Against State Farm In Whistleblowers’ Hurricane Katrina Fraud Case

December 8, 2016 - The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upheld a jury verdict Tuesday against State Farm and Casualty Co. in a whistleblower case that accused the insurer of defrauding the federal government by... Read More


Implied False Certification Theory: Recognized basis for FCA liability

November 22, 2016 - On June 16, the United States Supreme Court unanimously held that an implied false certification theory is a basis for liability under the False Claims Act (FCA). Read More


CFO awarded $1.9 million in Sarbanes-Oxley anti-retaliation case

November 15, 2016 - Earlier this month, Greg Becker was awarded $1.9 million in his Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) whistleblower anti-retaliation case. Becker, the chief financial officer (CFO) for Rockwood Clinic, was... Read More


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