Jury Orders Federal Express Corporation to Pay Over $8 Million in Whistleblower Action Involving Unsafe Airplane Repair. Exposing Misconduct.

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Jury Orders Federal Express Corporation to Pay Over $8 Million in Whistleblower Action Involving Unsafe Airplane Repair

October 23, 2018

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A Los Angeles Superior Court jury sent a powerful message in support of whistleblowers by awarding over $8 million to three employees who complained about unsafe airplane repairs and suffered retaliation: an airplane mechanic (Brian Gruzalski), the mechanic’s supervisor (Stanley Langevin) and their manager (Mark Collins), according to the suit. During the […]


Bald Mountain Air ordered to pay $500,000 in whistleblower case

October 18, 2018

An administrative law judge has ruled in favor of an Anchorage whistleblower who claims that Bald Mountain Air Service based in Homer fired him after he reported several safety issues to the Federal Aviation Administration. However, the airliner plans to appeal the ruling. U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Law Judge Scott R. Morris issued the […]


Whistleblower wins federal case against Homer air carrier that fired him

October 16, 2018

A federal judge has sided with an Anchorage pilot who filed a whistleblower claim that Homer-based Bald Mountain Air Service fired him for reporting safety problems. Brian Bell lost his job in 2012 — two days days after a Federal Aviation Administration inspection at Bald Mountain’s Anchorage hangar prompted by Bell’s complaint of falsified safety records and gaps in […]


Government Intervenes in Medicare Fraud Lawsuit Filed by Berger Montague Against Texas Cardiovascular Center

October 15, 2018

PHILADEPHIA, Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Berger Montague is pleased to announce that the government has intervened in a False Claims Act lawsuit filed by shareholder Shauna Itri, along with co-counsel, against a cardiovascular center in Texas. The lawsuit alleges that the cardiologist group defrauded the government by billing Medicare for medically unnecessary services. An […]


Tips for Whistleblowers

October 8, 2018

In broken healthcare systems, whistleblowing becomes an integral part of reporting on failures to deliver to the needs of the sick and vulnerable. Marije Versteeg-Mojanaga, the head of the Rural Health Advocacy Project (RHAP), shares some simple tips on whistleblowing for healthcare workers working in the South African public health sector.


EAMC and subsidary pay $6.6 million in toxicology lab scheme

October 2, 2018

EAST ALABAMA – The East Alabama Medical Center and one of its subsidiary companies will now have to pay more than $6.6 million to the federal government after settling a kickback scheme. According to a lawyer in the case, a whistleblower in the aperian toxicology lab came forward after noticing hundreds of drug test samples coming in from as far away as Michigan in […]


FEDS SETTLE HUGE WHISTLEBLOWER SUIT OVER MEDICARE ADVANTAGE FRAUD

October 2, 2018

One of the nation’s largest dialysis providers will pay $270 million to settle a whistleblower’s allegation that it helped Medicare Advantage insurance plans cheat the government for several years. The settlement by HealthCare Partners Holdings LLC, part of giant dialysis company DaVita Inc., is believed to be the largest to date involving allegations that some […]


North Carolina Physicians’ Whistleblower Lawsuit Leads to Second Multi-Million-Dollar Recovery in Ground-Breaking Emergency Room Fraud Case

September 27, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The United States Department of Justice and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina announced that HEALTH MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES, INC. (“HMA”), now known as Health Management Associates, LLC, and its parent, will pay over $260 million to resolve false hospital billing and kickback allegations. This settlement includes civil […]


Health Management Associates Pays $260 Million To Settle Whistleblower Lawsuits

September 25, 2018

Health Management Associates, LLC (HMA), a subsidiary of Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH), today agreed to pay more than $260 million to settle whistleblower lawsuits alleging wide-ranging misconduct in emergency rooms, including $62.5 million to resolve allegations that HMA forced physicians to make unnecessary admissions to its hospitals. The United States Department of Justice […]


SEC Announces $4 Million Bounty to Foreign Whistleblower

September 24, 2018

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has awarded an anonymous foreign whistleblower, who had come forward with information leading to an enforcement action with a regulatory bounty. The tipster is getting $4 million, in line with most payouts the Wall Street’s top regulator has made to tipsters since it distributing awards six years ago. Committed to […]


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