Practices


SEC Whistleblower complaints, rewards increasing as employees report financial industry fraud

May 21, 2014 - Public companies will see a new surge of legal action stemming from whistleblower complaints brought to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) since passage of the 2010 Dodd-Frank... Read More


Ali Hawthorne discusses the history and significance of whistleblowers on the Beasley Allen Report

April 30, 2014 - Ali tells viewers President Lincoln and the U.S. Congress enacted the FCA, formerly known as "the Lincoln Law," after realizing the substantial amounts of money the government was wasting... Read More


Five whistleblower lawsuits with rewards

April 15, 2014 - Whistleblower laws allow employees to become the eyes and ears inside companies who uncover evidence of fraud and other wrongdoing. In some cases, whistleblower laws allow the person who... Read More


10 ways to evaluate a whistleblower claim

March 12, 2014 - In order to have a fighting chance, potential whistleblowers should contact an experienced firm that has regularly handled qui tam claims. Whistleblowers should also be open to answering... Read More


Trucking companies say they are exempt from state wage and hour laws

December 30, 2013 - Court documents filed by a group of Southern California port trucking companies accused of fraudulently misclassifying its regular drivers as independent contractors demonstrate how these... Read More


FLSA explained by Beasley Allen attorney Lance Gould

December 10, 2013 - Enacted toward the end of the Great Depression, the Fair Labor Standards Act was created to ensure that workers would receive a fair day's pay for a fair day's work. Read More


U.S. joins whistleblower lawsuit against government contractor accused of fraudulent reporting on security background checks

October 31, 2013 - Beasley Allen lawyers W. Daniel “Dee” Miles, III, and Larry Golston filed the lawsuit in June 2011 under the False Claims Act on behalf of former United States Investigations Services... Read More


Two whistleblowers share $3.75 million for exposing Diagnostic Laboratories fraud scheme

September 27, 2013 - Two whistleblowers will share more than $3.75 million for their role in exposing an alleged fraud scheme orchestrated by a California-based mobile diagnostic and x-ray provider. Two former... Read More


False Claims Act protects, rewards whistleblowers who expose fraud

June 20, 2013 - Larry Golston talks about the role of the False Claims Act (FCA) in providing whistleblower protections and financial rewards for whistleblowers in cases where the government recovers money... Read More


Super Lawyers magazine spotlights Beasley Allen attorney Dee Miles

May 16, 2013 - Head of Beasley Allen’s Consumer Fraud section tells Super Lawyers magazine why cheaters never win in his mission to root out fraud and corruption. Read More


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