Collective and Class Action Lawsuit Filed against Moe’s Southwest Grill Franchise for Alleged Unpaid Overtime and Unlawful Tip Retention under the Federal and New Jersey Wage and Hour Laws

By Brown, LLC - Press Center on September 27, 2018 5:01 pm

On September 13, 2018, the lead Plaintiff Marco Gonzalez filed a collective and class action complaint in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, alleging that Defendants Fast Casual Partners, LLC and its owner Lee DiPrizito,

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South Carolina Judge Enters Judgment for $114M in Favor of Whistleblowers

By Brown, LLC - Press Center on September 26, 2018 3:09 pm

The United States government suffers an astronomical loss in the billions each year due to fraud in the healthcare industry. Doctors, laboratories, and many healthcare facilities commit fraud in many different ways. When misconduct occurs in these facilities and the

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How Do Whistleblower Cases Combat Fraudulent Activity in the Health Care Industry?

By Brown, LLC - Press Center on September 26, 2018 3:07 pm

Thousands of health care facilities have had to pay an aggregate of billions of dollars in penalties for committing fraud against the government and the taxpayer in the form of Medicare Fraud and Medicaid Fraud.  When employees of a facility

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CareCore National LLC Pays $54M Settlement In Qui Tam Case

By Brown, LLC - Press Center on September 26, 2018 2:57 pm

An investigation that started in February 2013 resulted in the settlement of a Qui Tam case against CareCore National LLC. A licensed nurse who was employed at CareCore National LLC came forward with evidence of the unlawful practice that was

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What is a CFTC Whistleblower?

By Brown, LLC - Press Center on September 13, 2018 9:15 am

The CFTC Whistleblower program is an acronym for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Whistleblower program.  The program is designed to provide whistleblower awards for the insiders or those with detailed information regarding violations of the Commodity Exchange Act.  The information

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New York’s False Claims Act – Alive & Well!

By Brown, LLC - Press Center on August 31, 2018 4:07 pm

New York is one of the few states that has a very robust False Claims Act (FCA) that enables the state to go after tax cheats to a greater extent. On August 30th, 2018 the Appellate Court in New York

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The Best Advice for Whistleblowers

By Brown, LLC - Press Center on August 29, 2018 10:03 am

As a whistleblower lawyer who handles cases all over the country from Jersey City to San Francisco, I have the greatest amount of respect for people who have the courage to come forth and put it all on the line

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Trump Administration Impact of Whistleblower/Qui Tam Cases

By Brown, LLC - Press Center on August 27, 2018 12:14 pm

One thing everyone should be able to agree on is that taxpayer fraud hurts us all.  Its hard to find someone who likes paying taxes and part of the reason they’re so high is because of all the waste, fraud

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Dynamex is Dynamite

By Brown, LLC - Press Center on August 21, 2018 3:40 pm

An explosive legal opinion was issued by the California Supreme Court in April of this year, as they weighed in on a landmark land mined issue that is sure to impact and proliferate more California Wage & Hour Lawsuits.  A

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Brown, Jason Brown. International Sophistication is the Next Wave of United States Litigation including Whistleblower Laws.

By Brown, LLC - Press Center on August 14, 2018 3:37 pm

While the EU may be far ahead of the United States in some of its regulatory actions, where the United States falls behind from a government perspective for better or for worse, generally trial lawyers advance cases in the United

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