Selecting Expert Witness in Personal Injury Cases

EXPERT WITNESSES [youtube id="BmCvD_WH7aI" align="center" mode="lazyload" autoplay="no" maxwidth="500"] Effective use of an expert witness in personal injury cases can make the difference between winning and losing. In some cases, like medical malpractice, expert witnesses’ opinions are required even before a lawsuit can be filed. I have found the selecting of appropriate experts to be vitally [Read More]

Miami Whistleblower Cases: Defrauding the Government

The Department of Justice had a record breaking year in recovering nearly $6 Billion dollars in money that was obtained by individuals and corporations who were defrauding the government. 2015 has started out with sentencing of three Miami, Florida residents who ran a fraudulent tax refund scheme. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of [Read More]

What Are Whistleblower Cases?

Whistleblower cases are civil lawsuits brought to collect money that has been fraudulently billed to the United States for excessive billing for . . . Medicare Medicaid Defense contractors Housing subsidies Environmental cleanup And many other types of financial abuse of taxpayers’ money Whistleblower cases, also known as Qui Tam cases, fall under the False [Read More]

Medtronic False Claims Settlement: $23.5 Million

Medtronic, the medical device manufacturer of pacemaker, defibrillators and the artificial bone growth product known as Infuse settled claims filed against it under the False Claims Act brought by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) for $23.5 million. The False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729 - 3733 was enacted in 1863 by [Read More]