Category: medicare fraud

Oct 25, 2019 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco Whistleblower Attorney: Whistleblowers and False Claims Act Cases in the Appellate Court

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Appellate Win for False Claims Whistleblower Whistleblowers won a recent victory in the Ninth Circuit, where the Court reinstated a false claims whistleblower case alleging false claims under Medicare. See US ex rel. Geraldine Godecke v. Kinetic Concepts, Inc., et al, No. 18-55246 (9th Cir. Sept. 6, 2019).[1] […]

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Jul 15, 2019 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco Whistleblower Attorney: Large Settlement In Whistleblower False Claims Act Case

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Government Announces $48 Million Settlement In Healthcare Fraud Case Former Employees Blew The Whistle On The Fraud Whistleblowers Rewarded $12.4 Million Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Encompass Health Corporation, formerly known as HealthSouth Corporation, has agreed to pay $48 million to resolve […]

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Jun 4, 2019 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco Whistleblower Attorney: False Claims Act Cases

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER False Claims Act Cases Large Settlements and Whistleblower/Relator Awards Under the False Claims Act (FCA), the federal government rewards whistleblowers who present credible, original information of false claims made to government agencies for payments and reimbursements. The cases are known as qui tam cases and the whistleblowers in […]

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Feb 13, 2019 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco Whistleblower Attorneys: Whistleblowers Cases and Healthcare Fraud

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Healthcare Fraud on the Government Whistleblowers Lead the Way in Recoveries Outlook for 2019 In 2018, the volume of False Claims Act (FCA) litigation remained high, and health care-related qui tam (i.e., whistleblower) cases continued to lead the way.  Data from 2018 suggests that pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, and home health […]

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Jun 12, 2017 - Annuities Fraud by |

Marin County Annuity Fraud and FINRA Arbitration Attorney: Annuity Fraud and FINRA Arbitration

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER FINRA Gives Individual $1 Million for Annuity Fraud Annuity Fraud Annuity fraud, especially targeting seniors, is a growing problem. Complex annuities are often sold to individuals as retirement investments when they are, in fact, an insurance product often wholly unsuitable to a client’s portfolio or future financial needs. […]

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Jun 8, 2017 - Bay Area by |

Alameda County and California Whistleblower Attorney: Department of Justice Investigates More Insurers

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Department of Justice Expands Investigation Lead By Whistleblower Allegations of Large-Scale Medicare Fraud The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently expanded its investigation of the Medicare Advantage Plan thanks to the efforts of a Medicare whistleblower. The whistleblower case (also known as a qui tam) began as an investigation […]

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