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Entries in False Claims Act (75)


CA Inc. whistleblower who alleged overcharges awarded $10 million

Information technology firm CA Inc. will pay $45 million to resolve allegations that it made false statements and claims in connection with a U.S. government contract, the Justice Department said Friday.

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Doctor awarded $11 million for blowing whistle on hospital overbilling

A physician who alleged in a federal whistleblower lawsuit that his former employer encouraged employees to overbill federal programs for higher and more expensive levels of medical service than were actually performed will collect about $11.4 million.

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Forest Labs whistleblower collects $7.8 million for ‘speaker fees’ settlement

The DOJ Thursday settled a case with a pharma company accused of paying doctors illegal speaking fees.

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Two doctors split $2.7 million whistleblower award in false claims settlement with Miami hospital

Two doctors who alleged in a lawsuit filed under the False Claims Act that another doctor at a Florida not-for-profit hospital was performing unnecessary cardiac procedures and studies were awarded $2.7 million Wednesday as part of a $12 million settlement.

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Whistleblower awarded $5 million for medical device maker's false claims

Image courtesy of Biocompatibles Inc.A marketing executive who alleged in a whistleblower lawsuit that a medical device maker lied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was awarded $5.1 million this week.

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Brackett and Neale: Enforcement Innovations for the Post-Yates Environment

During a recent webinar sponsored by the Washington Legal Foundation, we explored the impacts intensive individual-focused criminal enforcement can have on an industry, using the recent history of criminal enforcement of food safety laws as a case study. 

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Two whistleblowers split $29 million in nursing home false claims settlement

Two former employees of a company that operates a chain of skilled nursing facilities across the country were awarded $29 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement.

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Whistleblower collects $3.5 million from Johnson & Johnson unit

A former saleswoman for medical device maker Acclarent was awarded $3.5 million as her share of an $18 million settlement of a whistleblower suit alleging false marketing claims.

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Genentech whistleblower awarded $10 million in FCA settlement

Image courtesy of GenentechA former Genentech product manager who alleged his company exaggerated the effectiveness of the drug Tarceva to treat lung cancer will collect more than $10 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement.

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Two whistleblowers split $3.5 million from defib implant settlement

A cardiac nurse and a healthcare reimbursement consultant are splitting $3.5 million as their share of a $23 million settlement by 51 hospitals that allegedly violated Medicare coverage rules about implanting heart defibrillation devices in patients.

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Whistleblower awarded $7 million when cancer care provider settles false claims case

The biggest doctor-led cancer care provider in the United States and a Florida subsidiary paid $34.7 million Tuesday to resolve whistleblower allegations they performed and billed for procedures that weren't medically necessary.

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Former Olympus USA compliance chief collects $51 million for blowing the whistle on global bribes

First-hand details of the global pay to play kickback scheme at Olympus were brought to the government's attention by the company's former corporate compliance officer.

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