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Maine Settles Document Shredding Whistleblower Lawsuit for $250,000

Maine Will Pay $250,000 to Settle CDC Document-Shredding Whistleblower Lawsuit The State of Maine has agreed to pay $250,000 to two whistleblowers and the Maine Centers for Disease Control, after the plaintiffs filed a qui tam lawsuit alleging that they were wrongfully discriminated against by a CDC director after they refused to participate in … [Read more...]

AstraZeneca Settles False Claims Act Allegations with DOJ

AstraZeneca Agrees to Pay $7.9 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Delaware-based pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has agreed to settle False Claims Act allegations with the federal government to the tune of $7.9 million. On Wednesday, February 11th, AstraZeneca agreed to the False Claims Act allegation settlement with the Department … [Read more...]

Med Supply Company CEO with “Wolf of Wall Street” Ties Faces Medicare Fraud Charges

“Wolf of Wall Street” Inspired Character, CEO of Medical Supply Company, Raided by FBI, Faces Medicare Fraud Charges On Wednesday, January 14th, the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided and shut down a medical supply company in South Florida as part of a larger Medicare fraud investigation when the CEO was arrested on Medicare Fraud charges. … [Read more...]

Charleston Medical Center Settles Medicare Fraud Lawsuit for $1 Million

South Carolina and Nason Medical Settle Medicare Fraud Allegations for $1 Million A Charleston-area medical center and the state of South Carolina have settled a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming that the hospital committed Medicaid and Medicare fraud. The settlement is $1 million. US Attorney Bill Nettles and Nason Medical, along with the … [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...]

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...]

Dignity Healthcare to Pay $37 Million for Medicare Fraud

Dignity Healthcare Settles Medicare Fraud and False Claims Suit with $37 Million The fifth-largest hospital chain in the United States agreed on Thursday, October 30th, to pay $37 million to settle allegations through the Department of Justice that the company committed Medicare fraud and defrauded the US government. The California-based … [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...]

CVS Settles Medicaid Fraud Whistleblower Case

Pharmacy Retailer CVS Settles Medicaid Fraud Whistleblower Case with US Government A unit of pharmacy and healthcare retailer CVS Health Corp, Caremark LLC has agreed to settle whistleblower allegations that the company committed Medicaid fraud. Caremark is a healthcare plan through CVS that manages a number of “dual eligible” individuals – … [Read more...]

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