Choosing the Right Lawyer for Your Lawsuit – Guide to Hiring a Lawyer

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Virtually everyone needs a lawyer at some point in time. Bringing forth a lawsuit is not an easy endeavor, and it is always in one’s best interest to hire a qualified attorney to handle the case. However, hiring a lawyer can be a challenging task, as it is not always easy to know which legal professional is the best person …

What to Consider With an Out of Court Settlement

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When a plaintiff is offered an out-of-court settlement, it’s usually because the defendant wants to avoid going to trial. Whether to accept a settlement offer is a big decision for a plaintiff. They must decide if it is better for them to accept what has been offered, or reject it and let their case be decided by a judge and …

4 Things to Know About Employment Disputes

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When it comes to employers and employees, it’s natural that from time to time a disagreement may arise. Whether it’s a work schedule, overtime pay, or an issue such as sexual harassment or racial discrimination, when these employment disputes occur, many factors must be considered. In many cases, an employee may be terminated or pressured to drop any complaints they …

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Whistleblower Case Against Nation’s Largest Wireless Carriers

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A California court has brought down a judgment against some of the largest wireless companies in the country. The the companies named in the wireless company lawsuit include Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, and others. The judgment ruled that none of the above named wireless providers will be able to dismiss or mitigate any of the charges currently being brought against them. …

What is a "Qui Tam" Lawsuit

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Any company that defrauds the federal government can be held accountable under the False Claims Act (FCA). The FCA imposes liability on persons or companies who defraud governmental programs furthermore this law includes a “qui tam” (pronounced “kee tam” or “kwee tam”) provision. What Is A Qui Tam Lawsuit? Qui tam lawsuits allow individuals who have knowledge of a person, …

Information for Whistleblowers: 5 Agencies to Report Corporate Fraud

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The legal definition of corporate fraud is when an individual or company conducts business dishonestly and in an illegal manner. The term white-collar crime describes offenses that are committed by using fraudulent schemes. The most common types are crimes involving embezzlement, forgery, theft, money laundering and insurance scams. These crimes are often difficult to prevent and catch because the perpetrators …

CVS Caremark Settles With Feds Over Drug Pricing Allegations

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CVS pharmacy is paying big bucks in order to settle claims that the company fraudulently reported prescription drug costs in order to increase its profits. According to The US Department of Justice, Rhode Island-based pharmacy CVS Caremark Corp. has agreed to pay $5.25 million to settle allegations that it reported false information on prescription drug prices to the government’s Medicare …

Reporting Wrongdoing Within A Company

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Sometimes problems on the job present more than mere inconveniences that can just be overlooked.  With whatever position or title we may hold, situations sometimes occur where we must confront the dilemma of addressing unethical or perhaps even illegal workplace activity. Can I overlook the wrongdoing? Will I be held responsible if I do overlook it? What, if any, are …

The Government Accountability Project

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Founded in 1977, The Government Accountability Project is the nation’s leading whistleblower protection and advocacy organization. Located in Washington, D.C., GAP is a nonpartisan, public interest group. In addition to focusing on whistleblower support in our stated program areas, they lead campaigns to enact whistleblower protection laws both domestically and internationally. GAP also conducts an accredited legal clinic for law students, …