A doctor who worked for a private cardiology practice in Pennsylvania was awarded $6 million from the settlement of his False Claims Act lawsuit that alleged a hospital paid illegal referral fees for patients.… Continue Reading
A pharmacist at a Kmart in Ohio was awarded $9.3 million for his lawsuit that alleged Kmart was overcharging government-sponsored insurance programs.
James Garbe worked at a Kmart pharmacy in Defiance, Ohio.… Continue Reading
A former employee of a New Jersey mortgage company was awarded $9 million Tuesday when the company settled allegations that it violated standards for home loans backed by federal agencies.
Mary Bozzelli brought a lawsuit against PHH Mortgage Corporation and a Minnesota subsidiary under the whistleblower or qui tam provisions of the federal False Claims Act.… Continue Reading
The former sales manager at a company that provides cardiac monitoring services earned $2.4 from a false claiims settlement by his ex-employer.
Eben Steele, formerly of AMI Monitoring Inc.… Continue Reading
A software technician who worked for the City of New York’s health care division was awarded $30 million for filing a whistleblower lawsuit that alleged a software vendor misrepresented what its product could do and paid kickbacks to some customers.… Continue Reading
A doctor who worked for a hospital in Missouri will received $5.4 million from the settlement of a false claims lawsuit he filed against his employer and another hospital.
Dr. Viran Roger Holden alleged the hospitals made improper payments to oncologists in exchange for patient referrals.… Continue Reading
A former sales rep for a California company that provides oxygen tanks to people with breathing problems was awarded $1.8 million Tuesday when the company settled allegations that it paid illegal kickbacks.… Continue Reading
Two doctors who alleged in a lawsuit filed under the False Claims Act that another doctor at a Florida not-for-profit hospital was performing unnecessary cardiac procedures and studies were awarded $2.7… Continue Reading
A marketing executive who alleged in a whistleblower lawsuit that a medical device maker lied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was awarded $5.1… Continue Reading
Two former employees of a company that operates a chain of skilled nursing facilities across the country were awarded $29 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement.
Tammie Taylor and Glenda Martin formerly worked for Life Care Centers of America Inc.… Continue Reading
A former Genentech product manager who alleged his company exaggerated the effectiveness of the drug Tarceva to treat lung cancer will collect more than $10 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement.… Continue Reading