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Monthly Archives: November 2013

Nov 22, 2013 - Blog by |

Sutter Health Settles Whistleblower Case for $46 Million

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Sutter Health recently announced that it intends to pay $46 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit.  The lawsuit alleged that Sutter Health engaged in double billing practices with regard to anesthesia services provided to patients.  California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones stated that the settlement is the largest out […]

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Nov 18, 2013 - Blog by |

Insurance Fraud and False Claims in California

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Insurance Code section 1871.7 provides a private right of action to sue perpetrators of insurance fraud on behalf of the State of California.  Although modeled on federal False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729-3733, section 1871.7 is an attractive tool that offers significant advantages.  Section 1871.7, like other […]

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5 Safe-Driving Tips for Seniors

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER                                                                                                                                                                                               Guest Blog Post – Evans Law Firm Tip #1: Get Your Vision and Hearing Checked Annually Being able to see and hear well is key when a driver is behind the wheel. After all, 90% of a driver’s reaction time is dependent upon their vision. Make sure […]

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Nov 11, 2013 - Blog by |

Whistleblowers Programs Could Help Regain Funds From Tax Dodgers

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER According to statistics from the California Franchise Tax Board, the state is owed approximately 6.5 billion dollars in unpaid taxes.  Some contend that a partial solution to the problem would be to implement a whistleblower rewards program to encourage people to report tax fraud. California whistleblower and securities attorneys […]

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