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Entries in False Claims Act (82)

Friday
Dec152017

Two IberiaBank whistleblowers split $2.3 million

Two former employees of Louisiana-based IberiaBank were awarded more than $2.3 million Friday when the bank settled allegations that its mortgage unit made false claims for federal loan guarantees.

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Friday
Aug182017

Sanofi-Aventis awarded $38 million for blowing whistle on EpiPen maker

Big Pharma Sanofi-Aventis was awarded $38.7 million Thursday as its share of a $465 million False Claims Act settlement by Mylan for knowingly misclassifying EpiPen as a generic drug to avoid paying rebates owed to Medicaid.

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Friday
Aug112017

Whistleblower collects $9 million in federal mortgage settlement

A former employee of a New Jersey mortgage company was awarded $9 million Tuesday when the company settled allegations that it violated standards for home loans backed by federal agencies.

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Friday
Jul142017

Whistleblower collects $2.4 million from cardiac monitoring settlements

Image courtesy of cardiacmonitoring.comThe former sales manager at a company that provides cardiac monitoring services earned $2.4 from a false claiims settlement by his ex-employer.

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Friday
Jun022017

Former NYC software technician earns $30 million from false claims settlement

A software technician who worked for the City of New York's health care division was awarded $30 million for filing a whistleblower lawsuit that alleged a software vendor misrepresented what its product could do and paid kickbacks to some customers.

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Friday
May262017

Whistleblowing doctor collects $5.4 million in false claims settlement

A doctor who worked for a hospital in Missouri will received $5.4 million from the settlement of a false claims lawsuit he filed against his employer and another hospital.

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Friday
Apr282017

Whistleblower collects $1.8 million from oxygen provider’s false claims settlement

Image courtesy of Pacific Pulmonary ServicesA former sales rep for a California company that provides oxygen tanks to people with breathing problems was awarded $1.8 million Tuesday when the company settled allegations that it paid illegal kickbacks.

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Monday
Mar132017

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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Wednesday
Feb082017

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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Tuesday
Dec202016

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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Friday
Dec092016

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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Friday
Nov112016

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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