Practices


Lawsuit Accuses Insurers of Defrauding Government

September 26, 2007 - In another Katrina-related matter, a federal judge in Gulfport, Mississippi, has ordered a 2006 lawsuit involving insurance companies unsealed, saying that the Department of Justice is... Read More


Whistleblowers take Heart from Laws

January 22, 2007 - Pennsylvania's Office of the Inspector General, had been assigned to determine whether a state official took money from drug companies trying to do business with the state. Read More


Whistle Blowers Take Heart from Laws

January 22, 2007 - In July 2002, Jones, then an investigator in Pennsylvania's Office of the Inspector General, had been assigned to determine whether a state official took money from drug companies trying to... Read More


FDA Whistleblower says Agency Smeared Him over his Vioxx Views

May 31, 2006 - A U.S. Food and Drug administration whistleblower who claimed Merck & Co.'s Vioxx painkiller caused 140,000 heart attacks and strokes testified that co-workers at his agency tried to damage... Read More


Supreme Court will hear case on High Punitive Damages

May 31, 2006 - The Supreme Court on Tuesday signaled its return to the thorny issue of high punitive damages, agreeing to review a $79.5 million verdict against Philip Morris USA for the death of a single... Read More


MCHD faces Whistleblower Lawsuit

April 7, 2005 - A whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former Montgomery County Hospital District employee who claims she lost her job after she reported alleged illegal activity by district officials is set... Read More


For Financial Whistle-Blowers, New Shield is an Imperfect One

October 4, 2004 - Amid the spate of corporate scandals two years ago, Congress passed legislation to protect the jobs of whistle-blowers who are critical to exposing fraud. Read More


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