Tag: False Claims Act

FALSE CLAIMS ACT WHISTLEBLOWER BLOG: Optometry Practice to Pay U.S. Government $800,000 in Whistleblower Lawsuit

An optometry practice as agreed to pay the U.S. Government $800,000 to settle a whistleblower lawsuit filed under the federal False Claims Act. The whistleblower suit alleges that the optometry practice employed a optometrist who ...

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FALSE CLAIMS ACT WHISTLEBLOWER BLOG: Boeing Pays $23 Million to Settle an FCA Government Contract Fraud Whistleblower Lawsuit

The Boeing Company recently paid $23 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit brought under the civil False Claims Act alleging government contract fraud. Specifically, the whistleblower lawsuit alleged that Boeing submitted false ...

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PHARMACEUTICAL WHISTLEBLOWER BLOG: CVS Caremark to Pay $6 Million to Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit

Caremark, LLC, a pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company operated by CVS Caremark Corporation, recently agreed to pay the federal government $6 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit brought under the federal False Claims Act. The ...

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HOME HEALTH WHISTLEBLOWER BLOG: Amedisys to Pay $150 Million to Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit

A whistleblower lawsuit brought under the federal False Claims Act has resulted in a government recovery from one of the largest home health agencies. In April 2014, the Department of Justice announced that the home health agency ...

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FEDERAL GRANT WHISTLEBLOWER BLOG: Fifth Circuit Dismisses Whistleblower Lawsuits Against Public University Finding It Is An “Arm of the State”

Entities that are considered an “arm of the state” are exempt from liability under the federal False Claims Act. There is a split among the Circuit courts as to whether public universities are an arm of the state for the purposes of ...

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FALSE CLAIMS ACT WHISTLEBLOWER BLOG: The DOJ Joins Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Lance Armstrong

The United States Department of Justice has decided to join a whistleblower lawsuit filed under the federal False Claims Act alleging that Lance Armstrong, Johan Bruyneel and Tailwind Sports LLC and Tailwind Sports Corporation ...

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