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Press Coverage of Lawsuits against Health Management Associates: Goldberg Kohn Represents One of the Courageous Relators

The New York Times recently provided significant coverage regarding the lawsuits pending against Health Management Associates (HMA). As we reported, the federal government has intervened in eight lawsuits against HMA, one of which was filed by Goldberg Kohn on behalf of their client, a well-respected emergency room physician. More

Goldberg Kohn Files Lawsuit on behalf of Prominent Ophthalmologists against Allergan

Goldberg Kohn Ltd. and the Philadelphia law firm of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti have filed a complaint, on behalf of two well-respected Philadelphia-area ophthalmologists, against Allergan Inc., claiming that the company paid kickbacks to induce doctors to write prescriptions for its eye care drugs. More

Whistleblower News Update- April 2, 2013

The U.S. Department of Justice announced this week that Alabama-based Caddell Construction agreed to pay to the United States $1,150,000 to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by falsely reporting to the Army Corps of Engineers that it hired and mentored Mountain Chief Management Services, a Native American-owned company, to work on construction projects at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Fort Campbell, Kentucky from April 2003 to March 2005. Rather, Mountain Chief was merely a pass-through entity used by Caddell to claim payments under the Department of Defense’s Mentor-Protégé and Indian Incentive Programs and didn’t actually perform the work for which Caddell received payment, according to the government. More

Fourth Circuit Limits First-to-File Rule and Holds that FCA Statute of Limitations Tolls When “At War”

In a noteworthy decision affecting the first-to-file rule and the statute of limitation of the False Claims Act (FCA), the Fourth Circuit reversed a district court’s dismissal and remanded the whistleblower’s case back for additional review. More

Goldberg Kohn's David Chizewer Comments on Lance Armstrong Whistle-blower Case

One of Lance Armstrong's former teammates, Floyd Landis, alleges that Armstrong committed fraud of more than $30 million dollars against the U.S. Postal Service, a sponsor of Armstrong's team. Landis brought the case as a whistle-blower under the federal False Claims Act (FCA), which seeks to recover money defrauded from the government. Landis stands to receive up to 30 percent of the money recovered by the lawsuit but, according to Goldberg Kohn Principal David Chizewer, his role in the doping scheme could affect his chances at recovering money. More

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