Practices

Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating the following cases involving consumer fraud. However, our attorneys would like to investigate any claims of loss in any industry that may be the result of fraud.

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


Dishonest business practices rob consumers of time and money

April 18, 2017 - Alison Hawthorne, a lawyer in the Beasley Allen Consumer Fraud Section, describes how deceptive business practices and marketing gimmicks lure unsuspecting consumers into buying products... 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


Federal Judge Blocks Efforts to Restore Nursing Home Patients’ Rights

April 6, 2017 - Beasley Allen principal Ben Locklar returns to the Beasley Allen Report this week to share the important implications to patients of a new rule issued in September by the Centers for... 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


Home Depot agrees to $25 million settlement resolving banks’ data breach claims

March 10, 2017 - Home Depot has agreed to resolve a putative class action brought against it by financial institutions with a proposed $25 million settlement and a promise to strengthen its data security... Read More


New York Court denies NFL bid to dismiss individual concussion suit

February 21, 2017 - At the end of last month, the National Football League (NFL) released its injury data for the 2016 football season. Last year, the NFL recorded that 244 concussions occurred in practices... Read More


Volkswagen 3.0-liter settlement explained

February 2, 2017 - Based on the type of car and model year, vehicle owners will be able to redeem their cars for payouts ranging from $7,000 to $14,000. The settlements, which are still subject to court... Read More


Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche 3.0-liter settlements to compensate consumers, hold VW accountable for emissions conduct

February 1, 2017 - Class and government settlements provide substantial cash payments to fully compensate owners and lessees, ensure vehicles no longer illegally pollute environment. Read More


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