The Department of Justice announced that it settled part and continues to intervene in the Carefusion Qui Tam whistleblower lawsuit.  CareFusion, a California-based medical technology company, develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceutical products, including products sold under the trade name ChloraPrep. ChloraPrep has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration […]

CareFusion Qui Tam Whistleblower Lawsuit

The Department of Justice announced that it settled part and continues to intervene in the Saint Joseph Health Qui Tam whistleblower lawsuit. The Saint Joseph Health System, Inc has agreed to pay the U.S. Government $16.5 million to resolve civil allegations that it submitted false or fraudulent claims to the […]

Saint Joseph Health Qui Tam Whistleblower lawsuit

The Department of Justice announced that it intervened in the Tenet Healthcare Qui Tam whistleblower lawsuit.  The case is captioned United States ex rel. Williams v. Health Mgmt. Assocs. Inc., Tenet Healthcare, et al., No. 3:09-CV-130 (M.D. Ga.). The Tenet healthcare qui tam whistleblower lawsuit alleges: that four Tenet hospitals […]

Tenet Healthcare Qui Tam Whistleblower Lawsuit

In December, the Department of Justice announced that whistleblower and false claim cases increased in 2013.  The areas in which whistleblower and false claim cases increased in 2013 include: Health care fraud from alleged false claims submitted by drug companies to federal health insurance programs Health Care fraud from alleged false […]

Whistleblower and False Claim Cases Increased in 2013

A former loan processor whistleblower helps file a whistleblower lawsuit or qui tam lawsuit filed against a mortgage company by provides for $320 milliion dollar settlement with Department of Justice.  Supposedly, the mortgage company – Home America Mortgage (now in bankruptcy) – and alleged via the settlement: knowingly engaged in a […]

Loan Processor Whistleblower

A new California SB 496 would create an exception to the general procedure for a claim alleging a violation of the California Whistleblower Protection Act.  The California Whistleblower Protection Act bill would expand the definition of those who qualify as whistleblowers in a whistleblower lawsuit. It also expands the pool […]

California Whistleblower Protection Act

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that sham hedge fund whistleblower (three people) have been awarded more than $25,000 to date. This is the first of anticipated payments to the whistleblowers in which they will receive approximately $125,000 in total. The case had related criminal proceedings in which money […]

Sham Hedge Fund Whistleblower

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced an award of more than $14 million award to a whistleblower whose information led to an SEC enforcement action that recovered substantial investor funds. Payments to whistleblowers are made from a separate fund previously established by the Dodd-Frank Act and do not come from […]

14 Million Award To Whistleblower

As reported by Forbes, a California jury found the manufacturer – JM Eagle – liable for defrauding government purchasers in the JM Eagle whistleblower lawsuit: evidence consisted of internal documents suggesting the company may have shipped pipe that failed to meet industry standards JM Eagle whistleblower lawsuit whistleblower never appeared […]

JM Eagle Whistleblower Lawsuit