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DOJ Catch of the Week -- Medisys

Posted  09/15/17
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team This week's Department of Justice "Catch of the Week" goes to MediSys Health Network, the owner of New York City hospitals Jamaica Hospital Medical Center and Flushing Hospital and Medical Center. On Wednesday, the hospital system agreed to pay $4 million to settle charges of violating the False Claims Act and Stark Law by engaging in improper financial relationships with...

Family Medicine Centers Settles Whistleblower False Claims Act Charges

Posted  09/12/17
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team A South Carolina family medical practice chain, along with its owner and laboratory director, agreed to pay roughly $2 Million to settle charges of violating the False Claims Act and Stark Law which prohibits physician self-referrals. Specifically, Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina (FMC) agreed to pay $1.56 million, and FMC's principal owner Dr. Stephen F. Serbin and...

DOJ Catch of the Week -- Novo Nordisk Inc.

Posted  09/8/17
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team This week's Department of Justice "Catch of the Week" goes to Novo Nordisk Inc. On Tuesday, the company agreed to pay $58.65 million to settle charges it violated the False Claims Act and Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by failing to comply with the FDA-mandated Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) for its Type II diabetes medication Victoza. The New Jersey based...

U.S. Government Joins Constantine Cannon Case Brought By U.K. Whistleblower against British Retailer for Customs Fraud

Posted  09/8/17
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team Constantine Cannon LLP is pleased to announce that the U.S. Government has intervened in its client's whistleblower case against Pure Collection Ltd., a Harrogate, England-based e-retailer of luxury cashmere and apparel. The Government also brought claims against Pure's current acting CEO, Samantha Harrison. The whistleblower lawsuit, among one of the first whistleblower cases...

Two Bay Area Companies for Developmentally Disabled Settle Whistleblower Charges of Overbilling

Posted  08/29/17
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team Two Bay Area companies and their owners agreed to pay roughly $2 million to settle charges they violated the False Claims Act by overbilling the government in a program designed to serve Californians with developmental disabilities. The government, and the whistleblower who originated the action -- Beverly McCaffery -- alleged that Alternative Learning Center, its president...

Eye Surgery Provider Settles FCA Kickback Allegations for $12M

Posted  08/23/17
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team Sightpath Medical, Inc., its parent TLC Vision Corp., and its former CEO James Tiffany have agreed to pay $12 million to resolve allegations, originally brought by a whistleblower, that they defrauded the government by billing it for eye surgery products and services tainted by illegal kickbacks to physicians. According to the Justice Department’s press release, Sightpath...

In Their Own Words -- Weinreb

Posted  08/21/17

--“Taxpayers rightly expect companies like Mylan that receive payments from taxpayer-funded programs to scrupulously follow the rules. We will continue to protect the integrity of Medicaid and ensure a level playing field for pharmaceutical companies. ”

Statement of Acting United States Attorney William D. Weinreb commenting on the $465 million settlement in an FCA case against Mylan Inc.

DOJ Catch of the Week -- Mylan

Posted  08/18/17
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team This week's Department of Justice "Catch of the Week" goes to Mylan Inc. and Mylan Specialty L.P. Yesterday, the pharmaceutical companies agreed to pay $465 million to settle charges they violated the False Claims Act by purposely misclassifying EpiPen as a generic drug to avoid paying higher Medicaid rebates. In announcing the settlement, the government stressed its "unwavering...

Mortgage Fraud Whistleblower Gets Over $9 Million

Posted  08/9/17
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a nearly $75 million settlement with PHH Mortgage Corporation regarding the company’s failure to meet origination, underwriting, and quality-control regulations promulgated by Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Federal...

Celgene to Pay $280M to Resolve Fraud Allegations

Posted  07/26/17
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team Pharmaceutical manufacturer Celgene Corp. agreed to pay $280 million to settle claims that it illegally promoted two cancer drugs, Thalomid and Revlimid, for unapproved uses. The case was filed by a former Celgene sales representative under the False Claims Act, which allows individuals to sue to recover government dollars and share in any recovery. The New York Times reports...
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