September 25, 2020
Linde agrees to $22.8M settlement of whistleblower case alleging customs fraud
PHILADELPHIA, PA, Sept. 25, 2020 – Linde GmbH and its North American subsidiary have agreed to a $22.8 million settlement of a whistleblower lawsuit, filed by Phillips & Cohen LLP, which alleged...
August 01, 2019
Cisco whistleblower cybersecurity case brought by Phillips & Cohen settles for $8.6M
Cisco paid $8.6M to settle one of the first, if not the first, False Claims Act settlements involving cybersecurity issues.
March 19, 2019
False Claims Act statute of limitations set for Supreme Court parsing in Cochise case
The Supreme Court will resolve in the Cochise case differing lower court opinions about the statute of limitations in qui tam cases when the government does not join the whistleblower lawsuit.
April 27, 2018
Whistleblower lawsuit against Mantech could be the first of its kind
A recently unsealed lawsuit against Mantech, a large government contractor, shows the potential of the False Claims Act to enforce employment protections designed to prevent modern-day indentured servitude....
April 20, 2018
Lance Armstrong’s $5M settlement of whistleblower case sends message
Professional cyclists tend to round their corners. Not just the literal ones, as Lance Armstrong demonstrated, but the metaphorical ones too. Most people know that Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour...
April 12, 2018
Rotech pays $9.95M to settle whistleblower case alleging Medicare, Medicaid fraud
PLANO, TEXAS, April 12, 2018 – Rotech Healthcare has agreed to pay a total of $9.95 million dollars to the federal government and certain states to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that alleged the homecare...
January 20, 2018
Lockheed whistleblower case brought by Phillips & Cohen involving National Security Cutters settles
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, Jan. 20, 2018 – Lockheed Martin Corp. has agreed to pay the federal government $2.2 million in cash and make certain repairs valued at an additional $2.2 million to settle...
December 23, 2017
Kmart pays $42M to settle hard-fought whistleblower drug-pricing case
WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 23, 2017 – Kmart Corp. has agreed to pay $42 million to the federal government and a number of states to settle a whistleblower lawsuit jointly litigated by Phillips & Cohen...
February 22, 2017
Government joins risk adjustment fraud case against UnitedHealth Group’s Medicare Advantage plans
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, February 22, 2017 – The US Department of Justice has joined a whistleblower lawsuit, originally filed by Phillips & Cohen against UnitedHealth Group and other defendants,...