December 29, 2017

U.S. False Claims Act

The Statute FEDERAL FALSE CLAIMS ACT 31 USC 3729-3733 (As amended July 21, 2010, P.L. 111-203) § 3729. False claims (a) Liability for certain acts. (1) In general. Subject to paragraph (2), any person...
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Tips for filing a qui tam case

1. Choose your whistleblower attorney carefully. Consider whether the lawyer has experience in qui tam lawsuits. The False Claims Act is a very complicated law, and a misinterpretation of its provisions...
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December 27, 2017

Healthcare fraud and whistleblowers

Healthcare fraud whistleblowers — those who provide information about Medicare fraud, Medicaid fraud and other healthcare fraud that costs the government money — are vital for our nation’s...
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False Claims Act History

History of the False Claims Act and “qui tam” whistleblower cases The False Claims Act, also known as the “Lincoln Law,” was enacted during the Civil War to combat the fraud perpetrated...
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Fraud in the Financial Industry

Whistleblowers play a key role in exposing fraud by banks and other companies in the financial industry. Phillips & Cohen has represented whistleblowers in successful qui tam lawsuits that alleged...
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