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Rat Out the Frauds

Rat Out the FraudsSun-SentinelAugust 22, 2001 In advocating the need for more courageous whistleblowers in the fight against fraud, a 2001 Sun-Sentinel editorial highlighted several successful Nolan Auerbach qui tam cases….

Study Shows Whistleblowers Help Curb Fraud

According to a study by Jaron H. Wilde at the University of Iowa (an assistant professor of accounting in the Tippie College of Business), whistleblowers…

How Nolan Auerbach & White Evaluates a Healthcare Fraud Case Under the False Claims Act

The False Claims Act works because our healthcare whistleblower clients bring valuable and important inside and often hidden information to the government’s attention.  The False…

Senator Grassley Pitches Trump on Whistleblowers

Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley and the lead GOP sponsor of the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 was interviewed recently about some of his…

Successful Whistleblower Brian Shields Interviewed by the Los Angeles Times

Brian Shields, a client of Nolan Auerbach & White, filed a successful whistleblower claim against Genentech and OSI. He was recently interviewed by the Los…

Be More Than An Ethical Bystander: Become a Healthcare Whistleblower

With each New Year comes an avalanche of resolutions. We start afresh and then ease back into our old habits as the months pass. The…

Vibra Healthcare Pays $32.7 Million to Settle Medically Unnecessary Services False Claims Allegations

The Department of Justice recently announced that Vibra Healthcare, LLC (Vibra), a hospital provider headquartered in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, agreed to $32.7 million, to resolve claims…

SEC Whistleblower Program Takes Flight with Multimillion Dollar Whistleblower Rewards

As part of the much-discussed Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, Congress launched the SEC Whistleblower Program to entice employees to come forward with credible evidence of…

Medical Device Manufacturer Triggered False Claims Act Liability by Allegedly Submitting False NIH Grant Application

Each year, the federal government doles out billions of dollars in grant money, some of which is acquired or used based upon fraudulent misrepresentations made…

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$168 Million Payout to Johnson & Johnson Whistleblowers

CNN Money

The $2.2 billion settlement between Johnson & Johnson and authorities means a record payout for whistleblowers. Joe Strom, a former employee of Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, Scios, will receive the entire $28 million awarded in California. He first brought suit against J&J in 2005 and ultimately helped government…

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Nurse Pleads Guilty to Taking Kickbacks From Drug Maker

The New York Times

A Connecticut nurse has pleaded guilty to federal charges of accepting $83,000 in kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics, an Arizona drug manufacturer that sells the powerful painkiller Subsys. According to federal prosecutors, the nurse worked in a pain clinic and was a top prescriber of Sybsys to Medicare patients…

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High Court Ruling on FCA Limitations Period, Bar on Filings Gives Providers Mixed Result

Bloomberg BNA

On May 26, 2015 a unanimous decision was announced by the U.S. Supreme Court that said a strict six-year limitations period applies to civil actions brought by whistle-blowers under the False Claims Act.

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What Happened After She Helped Nurse at Catholic Healthcare Blow Whistle on her Employer?

Law.com

A settlement agreement between Dignity Health and the Justice Deparment was announced on October 30, 2014 for $36.7 million. The whistleblower in this case, Kathleen Hawkins, a registered nurse who worked as a director of medical management at Catholic Healthcare

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Jeb White & Jim Helmer Show How to Dismantle Common False Claims Act Defenses During National Webcast

Reuters

Nolan Auerbach & White Partner, Joseph E.B. “Jeb” White presented to an audience of over 500 attendees during a BNA Bloomberg webcast titled, “Common Defenses to False Claims Act and How to Defeat Them.”

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Jeb White Appears on NPR Affiliate Radio Show

MarketWatch

Recently Nolan Auerbach & White Partner, Jeb White, appeared on an hour-long radio show for National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The “Smart Talk” radio program focused on whistleblower laws and Mr. White was joined on the program by Penn State Law Professor Katherine Pearson.

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