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False Claims Act
Summary: Another dispute between Lance Armstrong and his former teammate Floyd Landis over not producing documents that the other wants adds to the already messy case. The latest legal issue in the Lance Armstrong debacle involves his former team Floyd…>read moreNo Comment May 15, 2015
Summary: Samsung settles False Claims Act allegations for $2.3 million without any determination of liability or admission of having caused alleged violations of the TAA. Samsung Electronics America Inc. has agreed to pay $2.3 million to resolve allegations that it…>read moreNo Comment August 20, 2014
Bank of America may have wriggled off the hook over a 2010 case in which they are accused of misleading shareholders regarding Merrill Lynch’s losses. Their violations of the False Claims Act could have cost them significantly more, but on…>read moreNo Comment May 10, 2013
The $11 million false claims award against the diagnostic imaging company MedQuest Associates Inc was overturned on Monday by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The federal appeals court found that the district court in Tennessee that had issued…>read moreNo Comment April 2, 2013
In recent days, global law firm WilmerHale announced that Stephen Pollard, a leading practitioner in the areas of white-collar crime and regulatory financial services, joined the London office. Pollard will join as a partner in the Investigations and Criminal Litigation…>read moreNo Comment November 21, 2011
Verizon has paid $93.5 million dollars to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that alleged the fiber optics leader overcharged the government for voice and data communication services. The “qui tam” lawsuit was not made public until today when the government announced…>read more1 Comment April 5, 2011
Good morning everyone! Today is Friday, September 3rd. Here’s a quick look back at yesterday’s stories. Dinsmore & Shohl added two new partners in its Columbus, Ohio office… Grant & Eisenhofer added three attorneys to its antitrust practice… Sidley Austin’s Thomas Cole…>read moreNo Comment September 3, 2010
Grant & Eisenhofer P.A., a leading securities and corporate governance law firm, announced the addition of three attorneys to its Antitrust practice. Linda P. Nussbaum joins as a Director and John D. Radice as a Senior Counsel. Susan R. Schwaiger, an antitrust…>read moreNo Comment September 2, 2010
Good morning everyone! Today is Friday, June 25th. Here’s a quick look back at yesterday’s stories. Crowell & Moring received the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Thomas L. Sager Award for Commitment to Diversity… Proskauer Rose general counsel and former New…>read moreNo Comment June 25, 2010
The fraud charges Northrop Grumman settled yesterday for $12.5 million were as a result of a “qui tam” (whistleblower) lawsuit against Northrop, filed by in federal district court in Los Angeles in 2006 by Allen Davis, formerly a quality assurance…>read moreNo Comment June 24, 2010
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