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National Whistleblower Appreciation Day 2021

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National Whistleblower Appreciation Day 2021

Transparency has long been seen as an essential virtue in democracies like our own. Where there is openness, there is accountability and trust. But in the instances when companies and various entities within our nation have failed to operate under the sincerity of the law, honest individuals have bravely stepped up to guarantee justice. That is why three years ago, the U.S. Senate unanimously...

Your Guide to Reporting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Fraud

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Your Guide to Reporting Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Fraud

The Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, has been a crucial lifeline that provided forgivable loans for small businesses scraping by during the pandemic as a part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Specifically, it was meant to cover the cost of employee paychecks that would keep them employed, which also eased the burden on business owners who likely were...

Celebrating Whistleblowers and Qui Tam Attorneys

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Celebrating Whistleblowers and Qui Tam Attorneys

National Whistleblower Appreciation Day was established to acknowledge and celebrate the courageous people who expose misconduct and speak up against fraud.

Last year, the U.S. Senate recognized July 30th as “National Whistleblower Appreciation Day” to honor the anniversary of the day the Founding Fathers unanimously passed the first U.S. whistleblower law. As that day approaches...

$1.6M Settlement Reached in Medicare Fraud Case

$1.6M Settlement Reached in Medicare Fraud Case

Durable medical equipment provider agrees to resolve Waters & Kraus whistleblower complaint alleging False Claims Act violations

DALLAS –– Waters & Kraus, LLP is pleased to announce a $1.634 million settlement of a qui tam lawsuit by Western Medical Group, Benjamin D. George, and Jody C. Rookstool. The settlement resolves allegations that the...

Whistleblower Leads to $5.1M Dental Medical Fraud Settlement

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Whistleblower Leads to $5.1M Dental Medical Fraud Settlement

Despite settling allegations of false claims, the companies involved purportedly still pose a high risk to public programs and patients.

DALLAS – ImmediaDent of Indiana, LLC (ImmediaDent) and Samson Dental Partners, LLC (SDP) have agreed to pay $5.139 million to resolve allegations of dental Medicaid fraud. The case was initially brought by dentist...

Medicare Fraud Hurts Patients and the Public

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Medicare Fraud Hurts Patients and the Public

Hospice providers are scamming patients and the American public alike, according to data, and not providing the best care possible.

An Inspector General report finds that the hospice industry is fraught with fraud and neglect. The study looked into patient and Medicare payment data from the last 13 years and found that some hospice providers are billing Medicare while neglecting their...

Whistleblowers Motivated By More Than Money

Qui Tam Whistleblowers are motivated by more than money

Whistleblowers Motivated By More Than Money

Sure, the payouts can be huge, but many who shine the light on fraud do so out of principles.

While qui tam whistleblower lawsuits may result in multi-million dollar earnings for the whistleblower, many of these people exposing fraud or illegal activity in a company do it for more important reasons. A strong sense of justice and fairness motivates them —...

Our Hero Whistleblowers and the Fights They’ve Won

Our Hero Whistleblowers and the Fights They’ve Won

On the 240th anniversary of the United State’s first whistleblower law, we stop to consider the astounding integrity and courage of our qui tam clients.

On July 30, 1778, the Continental Congress passed the very first whistleblower law in the United States. Ever since, average citizens with extraordinary spirit used these strong qui tam laws to shaped our country and fight...

Whistleblower Leads to $12.5M Medical Device Fraud Settlement

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Whistleblower Leads to $12.5M Medical Device Fraud Settlement

Settlement Resolves False Claims Act Lawsuit Allegations Medical Device Manufacturer AngioDynamics Fraudulently Mislead Physicians, Encouraged False Claims to Be Filed.

DALLAS – In a United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announcement issued July 19, 2018, AngioDynamics has agreed to pay a total of $12.5 million, resolving allegations that the New York-based...

Rebar Whistleblower Lawsuit Settles for $4.6 Million

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Rebar Whistleblower Lawsuit Settles for $4.6 Million

Government sub-contractor agrees to settle whistleblower allegations of false claims and defective rebar meant for construction of nuclear waste facility.

DALLAS, TX and ATLANTA, GA — Energy & Process Corporation (E&P) has agreed to pay the United States $4.6 million to settle whistleblower allegations that the company provided defective rebar for the...

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That’s the first question everyone asks. The truth is it’s impossible to know. But we can tell you this. Waters Kraus & Paul has what it takes to fight against big corporate interests and win. That’s why we’ve taken more mesothelioma trials to verdict than any other firm. And that’s why we’ve recovered more than $1.3 billion for clients like you. Do you think you have a case? Contact us now to speak with an attorney.

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