Unnecessary inpatient admissions results in government intervention in False Claims Act lawsuit

June 7, 2016 - Late last month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that the United States has decided to intervene in a False Claims Act (FCA) lawsuit against Prime Healthcare Services Inc.... Read More

Public Citizen documents history of Pharma fraud

June 6, 2016 - The report provides the most complete view to date of the extent of drug company fraud and other misconduct aimed at Medicare, Medicaid, and other taxpayer-funded health care programs in... Read More

Mississippi Supreme Court upholds $30 million judgment against Sandoz in AWP litigation

June 1, 2016 - Our firm has been serving as Special Counsel to Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood for several years on the Average Wholesale Price (AWP) litigation and have recovered from 61 companies... Read More

Increased penalties: the False Claims Act obtains a more powerful bite

May 25, 2016 - Taxpayers and whistleblowers rejoiced earlier this month following the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announcement of increased penalties under the federal False Claims Act. Read More

Home Depot Data Breach Class Action can proceed, judge rules

May 19, 2016 - A class action lawsuit brought by financial institutions against Home Depot for losses suffered during the retailer’s massive data breach can stand, U.S. District Judge Thomas W. Thrash,... Read More

Upscale furniture seller agrees to pay $15 million to settle reverse FCA allegations

May 17, 2016 - The Department of Justice announced that Z Gallerie LLC has agreed to pay $15 million to resolve a lawsuit filed under the False Claims Act. The lawsuit alleged that Z Gallerie was... Read More

Florida couple seeks Class Action against Lowe’s, Armstrong over allegedly toxic flooring

May 16, 2016 - The proposed class action lawsuit accuses the companies of selling laminate flooring that emits toxic levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. Read More

The legality behind a data breach; Beasley Allen attorney Leslie Pescia explains

May 13, 2016 - Leslie Pescia is visiting the Beasley Allen Report to discuss the importance of understanding what data breaches are and how to protect your important data. Read More

Beasley Allen files class action lawsuit on behalf of life insurance policyholders for unfounded premium increases

April 25, 2016 - Lawsuit alleges Banner Life Insurance Company charged policyholders unfounded premium increases to benefit its shareholders and offset its own liabilities. Read More

Volkswagen, Lawyers Reach Sweeping Agreement In Emissions-Cheat Case

April 22, 2016 - Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement that, if approved by the court, would give owners the option of having their vehicles repaired or selling them back to Volkswagen Read More

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