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DOJ Catch of the Week -- AnMed Health

Posted  09/29/17
By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team This week's Department of Justice "Catch of the Week" goes to AnMed Health. On Wednesday, the South Carolina-based hospital agreed to pay more than $7 million to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act by submitting false Medicare claims for a variety of services, including radiation oncology services, emergency department services, and clinic services. See DOJ...

August 7, 2017

Mary Inman appeared as a special guest on RAC Monitor's "Monitor Monday" radio broadcast Whistleblowers Allege the Suppression of Complaints at United Healthcare to talk about the recent unsealing of a whistleblower lawsuit accusing United Health Services, Inc. of hiding patients’ complaints of misconduct in order to improperly boost its Star ratings and receive undeserved performance bonuses from CMS.

June 16, 2014

Albany, N.Y.-based hedge fund advisory firm Paradigm Capital Management and owner Candace King Weir agreed to pay $2.2M to settle charges of engaging in prohibited principal transactions and then retaliating against the employee who reported the trading activity to the SEC.  This is the first time the SEC has filed a whistleblower retaliation case under its new authority to bring such enforcement actions under the Dodd-Frank Act.  SEC

Whistleblower Showdown Heads to Supreme Court

Posted  09/30/15
By Eric Havian (published on CFO.com) A recent decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has staged a showdown for the Supreme Court to decide what protections whistleblowers should receive when they report illegal activity internally and an employer retaliates as a result. However the Supreme Court decides, corporate officers should take a deep breath and think about the impact of the positions...

The Not So Friendly Skies: When "Saying Something" Leads to Retaliation

Posted  01/8/15
By Marlene Koury We all know the motto: if you see something, say something. The thirteen senior United flight attendants making the news this week saw something, said something, and, as alleged in their complaint filed earlier this week, were fired in retaliation. On July 14, 2014, while preparing to depart San Francisco with a nearly full 747 plane bound for Hong Kong, the attendants became aware that someone...

Hear No Evil – The Increased Risk for Companies That Ignore or Retaliate Against Whistleblowers

Posted  06/18/12
By Marlene Koury Corporate misconduct is at an all-time high, according to a recently-issued report titled Inside the Mind of a Whistleblower, from the Ethics Resource Center (ERC).  The ERC reported that up to 45 percent of U.S. employees said that they had observed misconduct at various levels in the workplace during 2011.  This conduct included falsifying financial reporting information, engaging in...

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