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Eleventh Circuit Agrees Excessive Fines Clause Permits Large False Claims Act Penalties Awards

An appeals court recently held that the Excessive Fines clause allows False Claims Act awards predominated by penalties.  Yates v. Pinellas Hematology & Oncology, No. 20-10276 (11th Cir.).  There, the...

Clients’ False Claims Act Suit Against Cardinal Health Leads to $13.125 Million Recovery

The United States and several states have settled a federal and state False Claims Act case brought by clients of the Whistleblower Law Collaborative LLC, against Cardinal Health Inc., one...

SEC Whistleblower Program Reports Record-Breaking Year

On November 15, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its annual report highlighting the success of its Whistleblower Program. The SEC Whistleblower Program was created as part of...

Whistleblower Law Collaborative 2021 False Claims Act Settlements Top $40 Million

In 2021, the top Whistleblower Law Collaborative False Claims Act settlements recovered millions of dollars for our clients and the governments. These settlements returned almost $40 million to the United States...

BU Whistleblower Course Law Students Shine

This fall marked the second time Boston University School of Law has offered a three credit seminar course entitled Whistleblower Law and Practice, taught by WLC Co-Founder Bob Thomas.  Structured...

CleanSlate Agrees to Pay $4.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Case

CleanSlate, a nationwide chain of opioid treatment centers agreed to pay $4.5 million to partially settle a False Claims Act case.  The case, originally brought by a client of the...

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