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Whistleblower Lawsuit Unsealed for Derco Aerospace

Derco Aerospace, Other Tech Companies, Face Whistleblower Lawsuit for Overbilling A new whistleblower lawsuit has been unsealed by the Department of Justice involving United Technologies Corp, and three of their units – one of which is Derco Aerospace – for overbilling the United States government for a Navy contract in 2006. The whistleblower, … [Read more...]

Federal Review Finds Whistleblower Claims Not Investigated Properly

A recent survey of programming inspections by OSHA revealed major flaws in how whistleblower cases are handled. The report showed that state labor officials routinely fail to properly investigate complaints from whistleblowers of retaliation in the workplace. Per the PDF of the investigation: “The evaluation of the program identified issues in … [Read more...]

Biomet Settles Whistleblower Litigation with DOJ

Biomet Settles Kickbacks Whistleblower Lawsuit for $6 Million Orthopedic giant Biomet, which recently settled a personal injury multidistrict litigation (MDL) alleging serious injuries and high failure rates for the company’s all-metal hip devices, has now settled a whistle-blower lawsuit with the Department of Justice in which the company admits … [Read more...]

Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Wells Fargo and Wachovia Unsealed

Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Wachovia, Owned by Wells Fargo, Unsealed in Federal Court Wells Fargo, which purchased failing bank Wachovia, faces a newly-unsealed whistleblower lawsuit dating back to 2011, which alleges that Wachovia’s investment bank violated accounting rules and internal controls for short-term profit. Two whistleblowers, … [Read more...]

Small Smiles Pays $24 Million to Resolve Fraud Allegations

Late last month, the Department of Justice announced the settlement of its claims against FORBA Holdings LLC, a dental management company which provides business management and administrative services to 69 dental clinics located nationwide, known as Small Smiles Dental Centers. Just as the name implies, the Small Smiles clinics provide dental … [Read more...]

Famous NYC Doctor Settles Medicare Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuit

NYC Doctor Known for Monotone Radio Spots Agrees to Medicare Fraud Whistleblower Settlement Gilbert Lederman, the former director of radiation oncology at Staten Island University Hospital, who treated late Beatle George Harrison, has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle Medicare fraud whistleblower allegations involving his billings, and admit to … [Read more...]

Qui-Tam Lawsuit Against Celgene Proceeds

Qui-Tam Lawsuit Against Celgene for Off-Label Marketing of Drugs Will Proceed A qui-tam lawsuit brought against Celgene Corporation for two of its cancer drugs will proceed, according to a judge that refused to throw the lawsuit out. Sales representative Beverly Brown filed a whistleblower lawsuit against Celgene, claiming that the pharmaceutical … [Read more...]

State Farm Appeals Katrina Whistleblower Lawsuit

Hurricane Katrina Whistleblower Lawsuit Goes Back to Court with State Farm’s Appeal Insurance company State Farm was ordered earlier this year to pay $3 million in legal fees and damages for defrauding the federal government after a judge ruled in favor of two sisters who filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the company. Now, State Farm will … [Read more...]

Whistleblower Case Related to Actos Investigation Unsealed

In March of this year, US District Judge F. Dennis Saylor had Dr. Helen Ge’s whistleblower case against Takeda Pharmaceuticals unsealed. The case was initially filed in 2010 against the pharmaceutical giant, claiming the company failed to properly report adverse side effects, such as bladder cancer and congestive heart failure, to the FDA. Dr. … [Read more...]

State Farm to Pay $3 Million in Damages in Katrina Whistleblower Case

Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Whistleblowers in State Farm Katrina Lawsuit State Farm Insurance will pay $3 million in legal fees and damages for defrauding the National Flood Insurance Program after Hurricane Katrina, according to a whistleblower lawsuit. A federal judge in Mississippi ruled against the insurance broker and in favor of the … [Read more...]

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