Can anyone other than the First to File recover monies under the False Claims Act?

FALSE CLAIMS FREE CASE EVALUATION: 1-800-632-1404 One of the questions we routinely receive as False Claims Act attorneys is who is allowed to recover moneys as a Relator under the False Claim Act.  There is a rule known as the first to file rule that prohibits recovery by a second (or later) Relators. The False Claims Act first to file rule provides that “when a person brings a [false claims act action], no person other than the Government may intervene or bring a related action based on the … [Read more...]

Can A False Claim Act Be Filed for Failure to Disclose Information to the Government?

FALSE CLAIMS FREE CASE EVALUATION: 1-800-632-1404 One question we receive as False Claims Act attorneys is can there be a false claim for the failure to submit information.  There can under limited circumstances. A False Claims Act provides that “any person who knowingly presents, or causes to be presented, a false or fraudulent claim for payment or approval” or who “knowingly makes, uses or causes to be made or used a false record or statement material to a false or fraudulent claim” is liable … [Read more...]

False Claim Involving National Quality Forum – The “Independent” Aren’t “Independent” It Seems

FALSE CLAIMS FREE CASE EVALUATION: 1-800-632-1404 When it comes to Medicare Fraud, you would hope that the "independent" organizations running the government are not, in fact, in on the scam. A recent development, however, shows that may not be the case, as a high up administrator in the National Quality Forum allegedly received over Ten Million Dollars in kickbacks for his committee's recommendation of potentially unsafe treatment methods and services. We initially blogged on this development … [Read more...]

Medicare Fraud Lawsuit Leads to Thirty Million Dollar Settlement

FALSE CLAIMS FREE CASE EVALUATION: 1-800-632-1404 The False Claims Act allows relators (whistleblowers) to file a claim on behalf of the United States government to recover fraudulently received funds. One such case is proceeding in Missouri where a nursing home is being alleged of Medicare Fraud. Four businesses listed as defendants in a Medicare fraud case, which involved an alleged kickback scheme for providing contract therapy at 60 Missouri nursing homes, have agreed to pay the federal … [Read more...]

Tennessee False Claims Act Attorney Reports on Tennessee Settlement

CALL US TOLL FREE FOR HELP: 1-800-632-1404 We are attorneys that investigate False Claims Act cases nationwide, including in the states of Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky and elsewhere for Medicare fraud, tax fraud, contractor fraud and more against a range of employers including healthcare providers, medical device companies, defense contractors, and pharmaceutical companies. We stand ready to provide a free case evaluation to you; please call us today. Two Tennessee and Virginia … [Read more...]

Mississippi False Claims Act Attorney Notes that Basco Will Pay $1 Million to Resolve Case

CALL US TOLL FREE FOR HELP: 1-800-632-1404 We are attorneys that investigate False Claims Act cases nationwide, including in the states of Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky and elsewhere for Medicare fraud, tax fraud, contractor fraud and more against a range of employers including healthcare providers, medical device companies, defense contractors, and pharmaceutical companies. We stand ready to provide a free case evaluation to you; please call us today. False Claims Act Attorney … [Read more...]

Tennessee False Claims Act Reports on Qui Tam Against HCA Hospital

CALL US TOLL FREE FOR HELP: 1-800-632-1404 We are attorneys that investigate False Claims Act cases nationwide, including in the states of Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky and elsewhere for Medicare fraud, tax fraud, contractor fraud and more against a range of employers including healthcare providers, medical device companies, defense contractors, and pharmaceutical companies. We stand ready to provide a free case evaluation to you; please call us today. False Claims Act Attorney … [Read more...]

Mississippi False Claims Act Lawyer Reports on Novartis Settlement

CALL US TOLL FREE FOR HELP: 1-800-632-1404 We are attorneys that investigate False Claims Act cases nationwide, including in the states of Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky and elsewhere for Medicare fraud, tax fraud, contractor fraud and more against a range of employers including healthcare providers, medical device companies, defense contractors, and pharmaceutical companies. We stand ready to provide a free case evaluation to you; please call us today. False Claims Act Attorney … [Read more...]

False Claims Act Lawyer Reports on Statistics for FCA Cases

CALL US TOLL FREE FOR HELP: 1-800-632-1404 We are attorneys that investigate False Claims Act cases nationwide, including in the states of Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky and elsewhere for Medicare fraud, tax fraud, contractor fraud and more against a range of employers including healthcare providers, medical device companies, defense contractors, and pharmaceutical companies. We stand ready to provide a free case evaluation to you; please call us today. False Claims Act Attorney … [Read more...]

IRS Whistleblower Case Amounts to $20 million payout to Whistleblower

CALL US TOLL FREE FOR HELP: 1-800-632-1404 We are attorneys that investigate False Claims Act cases nationwide, including in the states of Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky and elsewhere for Medicare fraud, tax fraud, contractor fraud and more against a range of employers including healthcare providers, medical device companies, defense contractors, and pharmaceutical companies. We stand ready to provide a free case evaluation to you; please call us today. False Claims Act Attorney: IRS … [Read more...]