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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...

$2.1M Mesothelioma Verdict for Industrial Mechanic in Tennessee

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$2.1M Mesothelioma Verdict for Industrial Mechanic in Tennessee

Asbestos pipe manufacturer held responsible for substantially contributing to local man’s mesothelioma and death.

TENNESSEE –– A Maury County jury has awarded $2.1 million to the widow of an industrial maintenance mechanic, finding that Bondstrand asbestos pipe and fittings manufactured by Ameron International Corporation (Ameron) were major factors causing James...

$8.45M Mesothelioma Verdict for Career Pipefitter in California

$8.45M Mesothelioma Verdict for Career Pipefitter in California

This award is believed to be the largest asbestos verdict against boiler manufacturer Weil-McLain.

CALIFORNIA –– A Los Angeles County jury has awarded $8.45 million to the son of a pipefitter, finding that asbestos insulation distributed by Weil-McLain and used on its boilers contributed to Robert “Bob” Swanson’s mesothelioma and subsequent death....

$1.1M Mesothelioma Verdict for California Pipefitter

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$1.1M Mesothelioma Verdict for California Pipefitter

Jury finds asbestos pipe supplier liable for Northern California pipefitter’s mesothelioma.

CALIFORNIA –– An Alameda County Jury has awarded the widow of a local pipefitter $1.1 million, finding that asbestos-cement pipe supplied by P.E. O’Hair & Co. caused Roy Dale Hopper’s mesothelioma and subsequent death.

Dale Hopper was exposed to asbestos as a...

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...

Mental Health Center Settles Whistleblower Case for $4M

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Mental Health Center Settles Whistleblower Case for $4M

Whistleblower lawsuit reveals unqualified and unsupervised South Bay employees allegedly provided mental health treatment in violation of Mass. False Claims Act.

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Attorney General announced Thursday that mental health services provider South Bay Mental Health Center, Inc., along with its parent companies Community Intervention Services, Inc....

$3 Million Verdict for Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Upheld

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$3 Million Verdict for Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Upheld

The Fourth Circuit Upheld a $3.27 Million Verdict Issued Against Johnson & Johnson’s Subsidiary, Ethicon Inc., for its Defective Transvaginal Mesh

A $3.27 million verdict was upheld by the Fourth Circuit for a woman who suffered pain from a defective transvaginal pelvic mesh implant. In 2012, the woman sued Ethicon Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, for its use of a...

Houston Doctor Settles Medicare Fraud Charges for $1.5M

Houston Doctor Settles Medicare Fraud Charges for $1.5M

The former president of a leading medical association agrees to resolve whistleblower allegations of False Claims Act violations and Medicare fraud.

HOUSTON — A lawsuit brought by a whistleblower nurse alleging 7.5 years of Medicare fraud committed by Houston doctor Dr. Gurunath Thota Reddy and his practice settled for $1,575,000, according to an announcement...

Family of Boston Letter Carrier Receives $6.8M Asbestos Verdict

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Family of Boston Letter Carrier Receives $6.8M Asbestos Verdict

The family of a Boston letter carrier, who was exposed to asbestos in high school, is awarded $6.8M in a Massachusetts mesothelioma trial – Waters Kraus & Paul and Thornton Law Firm tried the case on behalf of plaintiffs.

A Boston jury has handed down a verdict of $6.8 million dollars to the family of a local U.S. postal worker against New England Insulation...

Mesothelioma Victim Receives $7.55M Verdict

Mesothelioma Victim Receives $7.55M Verdict

A Power Plant worker and his wife are awarded a multimillion-dollar verdict in a Massachusetts asbestos trial.

BOSTON – A Boston jury handed down a verdict of $7.55 million dollars to a power plant worker and his wife against New England Insulation (NEI), which sold, distributed, ripped out, and installed asbestos insulation material until the early 1970s. Gerald...

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