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Strata Pathology to Resolve Allegations Regarding Kickback Payments

BOSTON – Lexington-based Strata Pathology Laboratory, Inc. (known as StrataDx), has agreed to pay $558,793 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by inducing physicians to refer Medicare and Medicaid patients to Strata by paying kickbacks in the form of sham consulting...

Defense Contractor Agrees to Pay $4.63 Million to Settle Overcharging Allegations

L-3 Communications Corporation, Vertex Aerospace LLC and L-3 Communications Integrated Systems LP (collectively L-3) have agreed to pay $4.63 million to resolve allegations that they inflated labor hours for time spent by independent contractors at the military’s Continental U.S. Replacement Centers (CRC) in Fort Benning,...

Adventist Health System Agrees to Pay $115 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Adventist Health System has agreed to pay the United States $115 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by maintaining improper compensation arrangements with referring physicians and by miscoding claims, the Justice Department announced today.  Adventist is a non-profit healthcare organization that operates...

Genzyme settles US claims over Seprafilm for $32 million

By Erik Larson BLOOMBERG NEWS  SEPTEMBER 03, 2015     Genzyme Corp. agreed to pay $32.6 million to settle a US criminal probe into the biotechnology firm’s false marketing of Seprafilm, a gel developed to reduce internal scarring after abdominal and pelvic surgeries. Genzyme admitted its sales representatives sought to boost sales...

Protectus Law, A New Type of Law Firm

Our Mission says it all: WE SUPPORT THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO COURAGEOUSLY BECOME WHISTLEBLOWERS. WE BRING TOGETHER THE COLLECTIVE EXPERTISE OF SUCCESSFUL RELATORS, ATTORNEYS, AND INVESTIGATORS TO WIN FCA CASES, ELIMINATE FRAUD, AND PROTECT THE CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES. We are a new type of Law Firm, the first firm with...