Practices


BNSF Railroad whistleblower awarded $147K in retaliation case

June 8, 2017 - A whistleblower who allegedly was fired in retaliation for reporting railroad track defects to management at BNSF Railway Company will receive more than $147,000 in back pay and damages. Read More


TeamHealth Holding’s Whistleblower Case Settlement Returns $131K to NC Medicaid

May 23, 2017 - A whistleblower’s False Claims Act lawsuit against TeamHealth Holdings, successor in interest to IPC Healthcare, has led to a recovery of more than $131,000 for the state of North... Read More


Four major automakers settle Takata airbag MDL claims

May 18, 2017 - Four major automakers have agreed to a pay a combined $553.6 million to settle allegations pending in multidistrict litigation (MDL) surrounding exploding Takata airbags. Read More


Beasley Allen lawyer appointed co-lead counsel in Banner Life Insurance class action

May 17, 2017 - Beasley Allen lawyer W. Daniel “Dee” Miles, III, head of the firm’s Consumer Fraud section, was appointed co-lead counsel in class action litigation involving Banner Life Insurance... Read More


Furniture importer settles False Claims Act suit over duties evasion

May 8, 2017 - A Texas furniture importer and two company officers have agreed to pay the U.S. government $275,000 to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they deliberately misclassified furniture... Read More


SEC awards whistleblower nearly $4 million

May 4, 2017 - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced April 26 it rewarded nearly $4 million to a whistleblower who provided the agency with detailed tips and specific information about... Read More


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


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