Several Recent False Claims Act (FCA) Settlements

California University agrees to Pay $225,000 for allegedly violating ban on Incentive compensation Lakeway Regional Medical Center LLC and Co-Defendants agree to pay mor than $15.3 million to settle allegations they fraudulently obtained government-insured loans and misused loan funds FCA – Illegal college ...

Pharmaceutical Company Agrees To Pay $97 Million To Resolve Alleged False Claims Act Liability For Paying Kickbacks

The US DOJ announced on September 23, 2020 that the pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Gilead), located in Foster City, California agreed to pay $97 million to settle claims made pursuant to the federal False Act. The claims alleged that the company illegally used a foundation to funnel copays of “thousand...

OHSA’s Latest Return To Work Guidelines

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has put together guidelines to help employers and workers safely return to work and reopen their businesses as allowed by local and state authorities. The guidelines supplement guidelines from the US Department of Labor, the US Department of Health and Human Serv...

Multinational Industrial Engineering Company Agrees to Pay $22 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Relating to Evaded Customs Duties

The US Department of Justice issued a press release on September 25, 2020, that said that Linde GmbH and its U.S. subsidiary Linde Engineering North America LLC (LENA) (together, “Linde”)” agreed to settle False Claims Act charges that they “knowingly made false statements on customs declarations to avoid payin...

Genetics information and employment law

According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), forbids employment discrimination based on genetic information. The law went into effect on November 21, 2009 during the President Obama Administration. The law prohibits using genetic inf...

Frequently Asked Questions about OSHA’s Return to Work Guidelines

The Occupational Safety Health Administration provided these questions and answers to returning to work during the pandemic: Can employers conduct work site SARS-CoV-2 testing?  Yes. Employers have the right (and, some would say, the duty) to implement methods that reduce infection risks to the workers’ safety and...

Employment Attorney for Boeing Corporation Employees

Boeing Corporation – Dedicated Plaintiff-Side Employment Attorneys The Boeing Company is one of the largest corporations in the world known for designing and manufacturing aerospace, defense, arms, and security products.  It has over 161,000 employees and brings in revenues of over $76 Billion.  Boeing employs aro...