Practices


Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and the False Claims Act

March 16, 2016 - Each case brought under the False Claims Act has the potential to replenish millions of dollars to the tax pool, but what happens if the person defrauding the government declares bankruptcy? Read More


Former health care company owner settles False Claims Act allegations for $1.75 million

March 8, 2016 - Mark Conklin, the former owner of Recovery Home Care Inc. and Recovery Home Care Services Inc. (collectively RHC) will pay $1.75 million to settle kickback and False Claims Act (FCA)... Read More


Medical device company pays $623.02 million to resolve Anti-Kickback and False Claims Act allegations

March 2, 2016 - The $623.02 million settlement marks the largest total amount paid in U.S. history for Anti-Kickback Statute violations involving a medical device company. Read More


Department of Education battles to protect students and taxpayers from for-profit college fraud

February 23, 2016 - The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) has announced the formation of a Student Aid Enforcement Unit. This unit was created to work closely with other federal and state agencies to... Read More


False Claims Act permits whistleblowers to recover for emotional distress

February 16, 2016 - The False Claims Act (FCA) permits private individuals, called whistleblowers, to bring suit on behalf of the federal government when the government is being defrauded. In order to reward... Read More


Largest therapy provider in the nation settles False Claims Act allegations for $125 million

January 31, 2016 - The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Jan. 12 that Kindred Healthcare Inc. and RehabCare Group Inc. (collectively RehabCare) have agreed to pay $125 million to resolve False Claims Act... Read More


Whistleblowers ferret out fraud, replenishing the tax pool

January 26, 2016 - Individuals and companies defrauding the government led to the False Claims Act being enacted more than 150 years ago. Read More


Occupational exposure: have you been exposed to toxic agents while on the job?

January 19, 2016 - Beasley Allen principal Parker Miller stops by the Beasley Allen Report to discuss occupational exposure and who is at risk. Read More


Importers agree to pay $15 million to settle Reverse False Claims allegations

January 19, 2016 - The suit, brought under the False Claims Act (FCA), alleged that University Furnishings was evading customs duties by making false statements concerning furniture imported from the... Read More


Architectural firm pays $3 million to resolve criminal and civil claims brought to light by whistleblower

January 12, 2016 - These allegations were brought by Brenda King, a whistleblower, under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act. The False Claims act permits private individuals to sue on behalf of... Read More


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