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 expose illegal drug recycling in Penn pharmacy company

December 15, 2017 - The whistleblower complaints alleged that Med-Fast violated the False Claims Act by distributing and submitting claims to Medicare for the drugs it had recycled from nursing facilities. Read More


Don’t let fraud scams leave you ‘Scrooged’ this holiday season

December 15, 2017 - As scammers, who obviously don’t mind being on the “naughty list” this holiday season, have grown more cunning, there is no doubt consumers should be on high alert. Read More


CFTC whistleblower program finally gaining steam

December 8, 2017 - Payouts of $45.5 million would be a record for the CFTC since its whistleblower program was created under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. Read More


FLSA protects employees during busy holiday employment season

December 5, 2017 - The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in... Read More


Is SCOTUS poised to limit SEC whistleblowers?

December 1, 2017 - The Dodd-Frank Act defines a whistleblower as someone who tips off the SEC, and that is the narrow interpretation that the high court sounds willing to support. Read More


Failure to promptly disclose FCA lawsuit triggers government fraud case

November 10, 2017 - The SEC filed the lawsuit against RPM International after the company violated antifraud regulations following an investigation of claims that it had gouged the federal government. Read More


U.S. Supreme Court case shines light on fight against corporate compliance programs

November 3, 2017 - Regulations that offer whistleblower protections may be significantly limited during the U.S. Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) current term. Read More


Congress axes rule protecting consumers’ right to hold financial institutions accountable for wrongdoing

October 27, 2017 - This week the U.S. Senate axed a rule designed to ensure consumers would be able to effectively seek justice through the courts and hold financial institutions accountable for wrongdoing. Read More


Fifth Circuit rules in favor of Trinity for Lack of Materiality

October 27, 2017 - Josh Harman, a former customer and competitor of Trinity Industries, filed a sealed False Claims Act (FCA) suit on March 6, 2012, in the Eastern District of Texas. The FCA prohibits anyone... Read More


Whistleblower’s False Claims Act case jumps arbitration hurdle

October 13, 2017 - The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals refused the defendant’s motion to force the dispute into arbitration. Read More


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