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Jun 03, 2020, 16:30 ET DOJ joins whistleblower case alleging AECOM led FEMA fraud scheme; Xavier University of Louisiana settles for $12M

The US Department of Justice today joined a newly unsealed whistleblower lawsuit filed by Phillips & Cohen LLP that alleges AECOM and certain...


May 24, 2018, 05:23 ET $114M penalty issued in Medicare fraud case brought by whistleblowers

A federal judge in South Carolina issued an order of judgment on Wednesday that imposes civil damages and penalties totaling more than $114 million...


May 15, 2018, 12:28 ET Whistleblower case that convinced government to investigate Insys Therapeutics is publicly revealed for first time

Documents unsealed in federal court yesterday reveal that a former sales representative in Florida for Insys Therapeutics Inc. filed in 2013 the...


Dec 22, 2017, 22:16 ET Kmart pays $35.3M to settle hard-fought whistleblower case alleging inflated prescription drug prices

Kmart Corp. has agreed to pay $35.3 million to the federal government and a number of states to settle a whistleblower lawsuit jointly litigated by...


Dec 18, 2017, 09:39 ET John R. Phillips rejoins whistleblower law firm Phillips & Cohen after ambassadorship

John R. Phillips, a key architect of the False Claims Act, is returning to whistleblower law firm Phillips & Cohen LLP as a partner following his...


Sep 05, 2017, 18:36 ET Insurance whistleblower recoveries from Phillips & Cohen cases bring Novo Nordisk's Victoza settlement to $60 million

A whistleblower lawsuit filed by Phillips & Cohen LLP in 2010 against Novo Nordisk alleging illegal marketing, promotion and sale of its best-selling ...


Sep 01, 2017, 12:33 ET Christus Health and Santa Fe hospital pay $12.2M to settle whistleblower lawsuit, says Phillips & Cohen LLP

Christus Health and its Santa Fe hospital will pay $12.2 million to the federal government to settle a whistleblower case brought by Phillips & Cohen ...


May 31, 2017, 15:06 ET Whistleblower lawsuit against eClinicalWorks settles for $155 million in ground-breaking case against an electronic health records vendor

A whistleblower represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP provided key information to the government that led to eClinicalWorks (eCW) settlement of civil...


May 01, 2017, 16:44 ET Quest Diagnostics pays $6M to settle whistleblower case brought by Phillips & Cohen LLP

Quest Diagnostics has agreed to pay $6 million to the federal government to settle a whistleblower lawsuit brought on behalf of a physician by...


Sep 16, 2016, 01:12 ET Phillips & Cohen Whistleblower Attorneys Win Award For Extraordinary Work While At DOJ

Two Phillips & Cohen whistleblower attorneys received the first ever "Public-Private Partnership Award" Thursday night from Taxpayers Against Fraud...


Sep 06, 2016, 09:00 ET Former SEC Whistleblower Office Chief Sean X. McKessy joins whistleblower law firm Phillips & Cohen

Whistleblower law firm Phillips & Cohen LLP is pleased to announce that Sean X. McKessy, the former Chief of the Securities and Exchange Commission...


Jul 06, 2016, 10:56 ET Phillips & Cohen opens New York office to better serve Wall Street whistleblowers

Phillips & Cohen LLP, the largest and most successful law firm devoted to representing whistleblowers, has opened an office in New York City to...


Jun 16, 2016, 02:43 ET Supreme Court Escobar decision - "Fantastic decision" say leading whistleblower attorneys

Below are comments from whistleblower attorneys Claire M. Sylvia and Colette G. Matzzie, partners at the whistleblower law firm Phillips & Cohen LLP, ...


Apr 15, 2016, 03:57 ET Whistleblower attorneys say Supreme Court decision in Universal Health case could have significant impact

whistleblower case the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Tuesday – Universal Health Services Inc. v. United States ex rel. Escobar – could have...


Feb 24, 2016, 09:37 ET Former federal prosecutor Amy Easton joins nation's top whistleblower law firm Phillips & Cohen

Former Department of Justice Senior Trial Attorney Amy Easton has joined whistleblower law firm Phillips & Cohen LLP, adding to the firm's strong...


Jan 13, 2016, 11:54 ET Whistleblower firm Phillips & Cohen adds former federal prosecutor Jeffrey Dickstein as partner and opens Miami office

Former Assistant US Attorney Jeffrey W. Dickstein, a leading government lawyer in Medicare fraud cases, has joined top whistleblower law firm...


Jan 04, 2016, 05:00 ET Phillips & Cohen, internationale Top-Anwaltskanzlei für Whistleblower, eröffnet Londoner Niederlassung

Phillips & Cohen LLP, die führende Anwaltskanzlei für Whistleblower, hat eine Niederlassung in London eröffnet, als Teil ihres konsequenten...


Jan 04, 2016, 05:00 ET Internationaal top-advocatenkantoor in klokkenluiderszaken Phillips & Cohen opent kantoor in Londen

Phillips & Cohen LLP, het vooraanstaande advocatenkantoor in klokkenluiderszaken, heeft een kantoor in Londen geopend. De opening maakt deel uit van...


Jan 04, 2016, 05:00 ET Phillips & Cohen, le principal cabinet d'avocats international des dénonciateurs, ouvre un bureau à Londres

Phillips & Cohen LLP, le principal cabinet d'avocats des dénonciateurs, annonce avoir ouvert un bureau à Londres dans le cadre de son engagement de...


Dec 22, 2015, 10:56 ET HCA pays $2 million to settle whistleblower case alleging unnecessary, substandard cardiac procedures at Georgia hospital

Hospital giant HCA has agreed to pay $2 million to the US and the state of Georgia to settle a whistleblower lawsuit brought by Phillips & Cohen LLP...


Dec 18, 2015, 04:07 ET Whistleblower lawsuit leads to 32 more hospitals settling Medicare fraud allegations

Thirty-two hospitals in 15 states agreed to pay more than $28 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit brought by Phillips & Cohen LLP alleging that ...


Nov 05, 2015, 03:29 ET SEC whistleblower award goes to a Phillips & Cohen client for third time

The Securities and Exchange Commission has awarded a whistleblower represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP $325,000 for information and assistance that...


Sep 21, 2015, 04:30 ET Adventist Health System's $118.7 million settlement started with a whistleblower lawsuit by 3 former hospital employees

Three former employees of a North Carolina hospital were the first to expose an alleged scheme by Adventist Health System to pay doctors excessive...


Jul 17, 2015, 04:52 ET SEC awards more than $3 million to Phillips & Cohen whistleblower client

A whistleblower represented by Phillips & Cohen LLP has been awarded more than $3 million by the Securities and Exchange Commission for providing...


Apr 09, 2015, 07:19 ET HDL and Singulex labs pay $48.5M to settle doctor's whistleblower case by Phillips & Cohen, other qui tam complaints

A South Carolina doctor who had ethical concerns about blood-testing labs paying physicians extra fees allegedly to get their business was one of the ...