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Erica Blachman Hitchings Speaks About False Claims Act Law in Massachusetts

The Whistleblower Law Collaborative’s Erica Blachman Hitchings was a proud ​presenter at this week’s False Claims Act Today – District of Massachusetts ​seminar hosted by the Federal Bar Association’s Qui...
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Washington D.C. Fights Tax Fraud By Repealing its Tax Bar

Effective, March 16, 2021, Washington D.C. expanded its False Claims Act to repeal the tax bar and cover tax fraud.  This expanded law will enlist whistleblowers in the fight to...
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Bryan Stevenson: A Profile in Courage

One of the more astute things I learned from an experienced lawyer as I was coming out of law school three and a half decades ago was this:  It’s much...
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Erica Blachman Hitchings Speaks with APNews

Erica Blachman Hitchings discussed the recently disclosed breach of the federal court system’s electronic filing system with AP News Legal Affairs Reporter, Maryclaire Dale.  The article, Russian hack brings changes,...
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Bob Thomas Presents at Boston Bar’s White Collar Crime Conference

On February 4, Whistleblower Law Collaborative co-founder Bob Thomas joined an esteemed panel of practitioners to discuss current developments in the prosecution of health care fraud cases at this year’s...
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Athenahealth to Pay $18.25 Under the False Claims Act to Settle Kickback Allegations

Today, the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts announced that athenahealth Inc. (Athena) has settled two False Claims Act qui tam cases for...
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