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Latest Court Ruling Allows Groundbreaking Qui Tam Lawsuit to Proceed

Image Source: ee-security.com In one of the most unusual qui tam lawsuits ever filed, generic drug manufacturer Amphastar has charged its competitor, Aventis Pharma (a division of Sanofi-Aventis), with violating the federal False Claims Act. Although False Claims Act suits against pharmaceutical companies are common, they are normally brought on behalf of the [...]

By | 2018-03-26T05:37:41+00:00 May 16th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

ReadyOne Agrees to $5 Million False Claims Act Settlement

ReadyOne Industries, Inc. has agreed to a settlement of $5 million related to a qui tam lawsuit alleging the company committed False Claims Act violations. According to the Department of Justice, ReadyOne knowingly and willingly submitted false certifications to a federal agency regarding labor hours for employees with severe disabilities. The fraudulent reports were used [...]

By | 2018-06-11T12:10:35+00:00 April 15th, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Corning Pays Millions to Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit

Image Source: rochester.ynn.com The New York based company, Corning Incorporated, recently settled a False Claims Act lawsuit for $5.65 million dollars, according to an official statement by the Department of Justice.  The settlement resolves allegations that Corning submitted numerous false claims to federal government agencies in order to receive reimbursement for laboratory research [...]

By | 2018-03-26T12:14:54+00:00 April 1st, 2013|Healthcare Fraud|

Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges U.S. Government was Illegally Billed for Unqualified Security

Image Source: patchbug.com A Virginia-based defense contractor is now facing charges due to a complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Justice. The qui tam lawsuit alleges that the company, Triple Canopy, submitted false claims by hiring unqualified security guards after they were awarded a one-year $10 million contract to provide security in [...]

By | 2018-03-26T10:30:48+00:00 March 22nd, 2013|Military Contractor Fraud|