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U.S. Department of Labor Investigating Wells Fargo for Potential Unpaid Overtime Violations and Employee Whistleblower Retaliation, Baron & Budd Reports

Company Facing Intense Scrutiny for Allegedly Creating Approximately 2 Million Fake Credit Card and Banking Accounts in Customers' Names DALLAS (Sept. 30, 2016) – The national law firm of Baron & Budd reports that the [...]

September 30th, 2016|Overtime Pay Violations, Whistleblower/Qui Tam|

Baron & Budd Wins School Bus Whistleblower Case, Keeps San Francisco Children Safe

Employees Help End Shocking Maintenance Practices that Endangered Students SAN FRANCISCO (May 25, 2016) –The national law firm of Baron & Budd recently secured an $11.5 million settlement on behalf of plaintiffs in a lawsuit [...]

May 25th, 2016|Whistleblower/Qui Tam|

AARP Attorneys Join Forces with Legal Team at Baron & Budd, P.C. and Stein, Mitchell, & Muse, LLP in Medical Whistleblower Case

DALLAS (October 28, 2010) – AARP Foundation Litigation (“AFL”) attorneys are  joining forces as co-counsel with national law firm Baron & Budd, P.C. and Stein, Mitchell & Muse in a medical device whistleblower lawsuit involving [...]

October 25th, 2010|Whistleblower/Qui Tam|

Alaska child psychiatrists named in Medicaid fraud suit

The Law Project for Psychiatric Rights, an Alaska mental health advocacy group, has sued several Alaska child psychiatrists under the federal False Claims Act. The whistleblower organization, which has fought the pharmaceutical industry for years, [...]

April 7th, 2010|Whistleblower/Qui Tam|

Former employees sue Blackwater for defrauding U.S.

Blackwater Worldwide, the already notorious private security company hired by the government in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been sued by two of its former employees in a False Claims Act lawsuit originally filed in December [...]

April 6th, 2010|Whistleblower/Qui Tam|

Southern New Hampshire Medical Center settles False Claims Act suit

Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has paid a settlement to resolve possible False Claims Act charges alleging that a hospital employee was improperly paid with funds from federal health care programs. The government's investigation centered [...]

March 19th, 2010|Whistleblower/Qui Tam|

Massachusetts A.G. sues limousine company under state False Claims Act for evading tolls

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has filed suit under that state's False Claims Act against a limousine company that allegedly evaded paying higher commercial tolls by using personal or carpool transponders at Fast Lane toll [...]

March 19th, 2010|Whistleblower/Qui Tam|

Atricure settles whistleblower lawsuit over improper marketing of medical devices

Atricure Inc., a medical device manufacturer based in West Chester, Ohio, has settled a False Claims Act suit with the United States government. The manufacturer has agreed to pay a handsome amount to resolve charges [...]

March 19th, 2010|Whistleblower/Qui Tam|

Louisiana cardiologist sued by Justice Department for False Claims Act violations

Dr. Mehmood Patel, an interventional cardiologist formerly practicing in Lafayette, Louisiana, has been sued by the United States in a False Claims Act suit asking for treble damages and penalties. The lawsuit claims that Dr. [...]

January 29th, 2010|Whistleblower/Qui Tam|

Federal Appeals Court rules settling False Claims Act defendant may sue third parties

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the False Claims Act does not prevent a defendant who settles with the government without admitting liability from suing third parties whom the defendant asserts are [...]

January 14th, 2010|Whistleblower/Qui Tam|