Whistleblower Claim Filed Against the US President.

How the Intelligence Whistleblower Law Works. Whistleblower Confidentiality and Protection from Retaliation Requirements In September 2019, the news media and Congress reported that an unknown whistleblower had filed a complaint which involved conversations President Trump had with the President of Ukraine. The com...

Two Nurse Whistleblowers Receive $350,000 for Reporting False Claims Act Violations in form of Medically Unnecessary Services by Hospice Providers

Our Los Angeles Whistleblower Attorneys report another multi-million dollar settlement for alleged violations of the False Claims Act (“FCA”).  Between 2005 to 2011, several nursing homes and hospice care facilities admitted patients who did not actually need hospice care.  In turn, the facilities billed Medicare...

Blowing the Whistle for Uncle Sam and Yourself

A single whistleblower and the right employment law attorney can make a world of difference. 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729 through 3733 comprise the federal False Claims Act. Violations include knowingly presenting to the federal government a false or fraudulent claim for payment, knowingly using a false record or statement to ...

$450 Million Whistleblower Case Settles

DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc, the nation's largest provider of dialysis clinics, has agreed to pay $450 million to resolve a whistleblower lawsuit to resolve claims that it violated the False Claims Act. The lawsuit alleged that DaVita intentionally billed the federal government for drugs that were discarded and tha...

SEC Whistleblowers Have an Ally

The job of a whistleblower can be a dangerous one. Exposing the corrupt practices of multi-million or billion dollar corporations, government agencies, or giant banks can lead to retaliatory efforts that range from termination of employment, to blackballing and the ending of a career, to actual physical threats t...

Federal Whistleblower Tries to Protect American Public, Gets Fired.

The American public is in danger...and the Supreme Court will decide what to do about it in November. At issue is the first case regarding whistleblower protections under federal law to hit the highest court in the land, since enactment of those protections. The case began its life in the lower courts after a ...

Northrop Grumman Whistleblower Uncovers Flaws in GPS Testing.

According to its own financial reports from 2012, Northrop Grumman does an estimated $28 BILLION dollars in sales each year. Much of that comes from government contracting on defense items. But it turns out that $28 billion isn't quite enough...according to a whistleblower/employee of the defense giant, the company...

Whistleblower Accuses Florida Governor of Being Father of Fraud.

Florida Governor Rick Scott, before he became the head of one of the more conservative states in the Union, was the chief executive officer and one of the founders of Colombia/HCA, a hospital company. After whistleblower, John Schilling brought to light discrepancies in accounting practices at the company in its ...

SEC Whistleblower Wins the Lottery

Some lucky whistleblower, reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) just won the lottery. The SEC reported Monday that it has paid out a whopping $30 million to a non US citizen for information about fraudulent financial activity. The giant payout is the largest award ever paid by the Commissio...

Boston Scientific Counter-claims Against Whistleblowers May Stand…for now. (Part 2)

Whistleblowers Wendy Bahsen and Carolina Fuentes brought a qui tam suit in Federal Court, under seal against Boston Scientific, alleging violations of the Federal False Claims Act (FCA). The suit was unsealed after the Feds and 28 other states decided not to intervene on their behalf. The pair amended thei...