Mother Files Lawsuit Over Florida Truck Crash That Killed Her Son

Nov. 16, 2017 – Miami, Florida - - The mother of a 25-year old man who died in a 2015 truck crash in Santa Rosa County, Florida filed a wrongful death lawsuit today, accusing the tractor trailer driver involved in the accident, his employer and the owner of the trailer of [...]

By | 2017-11-17T09:59:24+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases, Truck News, Diane Marger Moore|

McKesson to Pay $150 Million for Controlled Substances Act Violations

One of the nation’s largest pharmaceutical distributors will pay a record $150 million civil penalty to settle alleged Controlled Substances Act violations. The Justice Department announced the penalty levied on San Francisco-based McKesson Corp. on Tuesday. McKesson was accused of failing to report suspicious orders for painkillers, which have been [...]

By | 2017-02-21T13:04:33+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Whistleblower News, Diane Marger Moore|

Whistleblowers Part of 60% of False Claims Act Recoveries in 2016

Whistleblowers were responsible for more than 60 percent of all False Claims Act recoveries in 2016, according to a Justice Department press release. DOJ recovered more than $4.7 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases involving false claims against the government in the 2016 fiscal year. Of that total, [...]

By | 2017-02-21T13:05:32+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Whistleblower News, Diane Marger Moore|

Contractors to Pay $125 Million in Hanford Nuclear Site Settlement

Bechtel National and AECOM have agreed to pay $125 million to settle whistleblower allegations that they overcharged the government for subpar materials and work in constructing a nuclear site in Washington State. The Hanford nuclear site settlement agreement also resolved allegations that Bechtel inappropriately used government funds to lobby Congress [...]

By | 2017-02-21T13:05:55+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Whistleblower News, Diane Marger Moore|

Death of Father of 11 Sparks Minnesota Truck Accident Lawsuit

Mower County, Minnesota - - The truck accident attorneys at Baum, Hedlund Aristei & Goldman have filed a lawsuit in the Third Judicial District Court of the State of Minnesota on behalf of Mary A. Bredesen and her eleven children over the death of her husband, Harold O. Bredesen, who [...]

By | 2016-11-21T13:36:45+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Blog, Press Releases, Truck News, Our Truck Cases News, Diane Marger Moore|

New Study: Corporations Allowed to Write Off Billions in Court Settlements as Tax Deductions

‘The cost of doing business’ is a phrase we have used a number of times on this blog to describe the prevailing attitude that corporations appear to take when they pay millions (or even billions) to settle allegations of wrongdoing. At first glance, that phrase may seem overly cynical in [...]

By | 2017-02-24T12:30:19+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Whistleblower News, Diane Marger Moore|

Mortgage Fraud and Nursing Home Fraud Cases See Millions Returned to Government

The Justice Department settled two massive fraud cases this week that resulted in roughly $73 million being returned to the government. While both cases involve different industries, the fraud schemes share one key attribute: both companies named in the allegations tried to game the system in a way that left [...]

By | 2017-02-24T12:35:01+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Whistleblower News, Diane Marger Moore|

Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman Announces that Neuroscience / Pharmasan Labs Pays $8.5 Million to Settle Whistleblower Lawsuit

Pharmasan Labs, Inc., NeuroScience, Inc. and two executives have agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a health care fraud whistleblower lawsuit claiming both companies violated the False Claims Act by improperly billing for laboratory tests not eligible for reimbursement under Medicare Part B and tests that were submitted by [...]

By | 2017-02-07T15:23:45+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Whistleblower News, Diane Marger Moore, Mark H. Schlein|

Boeing to Pay $18 Million to Settle Whistleblower False Claims Allegations According to Baum Hedlund Attorney

The Boeing Company has agreed to pay $18 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit claiming the company violated the terms of a defense contract by improperly charging the government for aircraft maintenance.  Whistleblower James Thomas Webb, Jr. will receive a reward of $3,060,000 for bringing the alleged fraud to the [...]

By | 2017-02-07T15:24:58+00:00 October 14th, 2015|Whistleblower News, Diane Marger Moore, Mark H. Schlein|

Whistleblower News This Week: PharMerica Resolves Kickbacks Claims

PharMerica Corp., the second-largest nursing home in the United States has agreed to pay the government $9.25 million to resolve claims that the company solicited and received kickbacks from a major drug company in exchange for promoting a prescription drug to nursing home patients. PharMerica, headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is [...]

By | 2017-02-24T13:34:14+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Whistleblower News, Diane Marger Moore|