TALC IT ON – Johnson & Johnson Hit with Another Large Verdict for the Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Link

By JTB Press Center on July 13, 2018 9:16 am

Twenty-two women who brought claims against Johnsons & Johnson in St. Louis Court alleging that talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer were vindicated yesterday after a jury who heard all the evidence came up with a $4.7 Billion Dollar verdict. 

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Twenty Two Million Dollar Settlement for False Claims Act (FCA) Liability for Medically Unnecessary Services and Therapy

By JTB Press Center on July 12, 2018 9:38 am

Healogics, Inc. entered into a settlement with the DOJ to pay roughly $22 million to put to rest allegations it violated the False Claims Act (FCA) for overbilling Medicare for medically unneeded and medically unnecessary therapy.  Specifically, it was alleged

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Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Gerrard Excavating, Inc. for Alleged Violations of the Federal and Colorado Wage and Hour Laws

By JTB Press Center on July 9, 2018 3:14 pm

On June 8, 2018, the lead Plaintiff Michael Perez filed a collective and class action complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, alleging that Gerrard Excavating, Inc., one of the largest infrastructure/site development contractors in

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Owner of Nursing Facilities to Pay $30-million to settle False Claims Act allegations

By JTB Press Center on June 28, 2018 4:22 pm

Two former employees turned whistleblowers succeeded early this month in helping the US government recover millions of misspent health funds and hopefully dissuade similar cases from happening. In a statement June 8, the Department of Justice said Signature HealthCARE, LLC,

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Whistleblower Receives Award in latest string of False Claims Act Settlements

By JTB Press Center on June 28, 2018 4:17 pm

Since 2013, various hospitals have been caught allegedly defrauding the taxpayers to the tune of millions of dollars a year.  In an effort to avoid full exposure, they have paid millions of dollars to settle allegations of False Claims Act

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Call Center Workers’ Overtime Lawsuit Against Southwest Gas Corporation Heating Up

By JTB Press Center on June 15, 2018 3:07 pm

A former Dispatcher who worked at a call center in Las Vegas, Nevada commenced a wage and hour lawsuit against her former employer over alleged unpaid overtime wages. The complaint was commenced on June 7, 2018 against Southwest Gas Corporation

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New York Sports Club – Consumer Fraud Investigation

By JTB Press Center on May 31, 2018 1:55 pm

What exactly does a lifetime mean?  If you believe a certain complaint we’ve been told a lifetime to New York Sports Club may not mean more than a year or two. JTB Law Group, LLC is investigating allegations that New

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Three laboratory bosses to pay $114-M for violations of False Claims Act, paying kickbacks

By JTB Press Center on May 31, 2018 1:51 pm

Cases separately brought to court by three whistleblowers in 2015 continue to generate significant financial recoveries for federal health care programs and considerable whistleblower awards for the relators that brought them. Last week, the United States District Court in the

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US intervenes in False Claims Act cases of whistleblowers against opioid-selling Insys

By JTB Press Center on May 25, 2018 4:44 pm

Five cases brought up by whistleblowers were consolidated and unsealed early this month as the United States intervened in the False Claims Act (FCA) cases against Insys Therapeutics, Inc. The cases allege illegal marketing tactics related to Subsys, a sublingual

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Mental Health Clinic and Psychiatrist Owner Pay $805,000 to Settle False Claims Act (FCA) Allegations

By JTB Press Center on May 25, 2018 4:41 pm

Thanks to a whistleblower from Connecticut, the patients in the area utilizing psychiatric services will hopefully no longer become unknowing parties to misspending the government’s health budget or of any additional Medicare Fraud or Medicaid Fraud. United States Attorney John

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