Our attorneys have been representing whistleblower clients in qui tam and tax fraud litigation for over a decade. Our attorneys have represented clients in cases that have resulted in the recovery of over $2 Billion Dollars on behalf of federal and state governments and taxpayers.
We are unable to publish many of its current qui tam and tax fraud cases because they are required to remain under court-imposed seal. That being said, our track record of past successes include the following:
- United States ex. rel. Lucia Paccione v. Cephalon Inc. E.D.Pa., Case No. 036268. On September 29, 2008, it was announced that KEMY's qui tam complaint led to the federal and numerous state governments' recovery of $425 Million in a Civil Settlement and Criminal Fine in America's largest biotechnology Medicaid fraud case. The case involved unlawful off-label marketing by Cephalon of drugs including Gabitril, Actiq, and Provigil.
- United States ex rel Kelly v. Biotrax Inc., Fresensius Medical Care AG, Eastern District of Pennsylvania CA No. 96-1441. Fresensius, an international medical services provider, pays an $18 million judgment to settle qui tam actions for numerous improper testing schemes relating to dialysis centers, echo cardiograms and other testing services.
- United States ex rel Hendricks v. Northwestern Human Resources, Inc., Eastern District of Pennsylvania , CA No. 97-4203. Pennsylvania's largest provider of social services pleas guilty to a federal felony and agrees to pay approximately $7.8 million dollar to settle criminal and civil actions judgment for failure to comply with state and federal medicare regulations relating to staffing, coding, billing, and cost report issues.
- United States ex rel Weissman v. Mediq Imaging Services, Inc. et al, Eastern District of Pennsylvania , C. A. No. 95-238. One of first anti-kickback case successfully prosecuted under the False Claims Act for a mobile imaging company paying kickbacks in return for ordering tests, results in approximate 4.5 million judgment.
- Feman v Fresensius Medical Care AG, District of New Jersey , CA No. 98 - CV- 02292. Former employee successfully sues for retaliation for investigating False Claim under subsection 3729(h) of the False Claims Act despite never having filed a False Claims action.
- United States v Health Ventures, Inc., Eastern District of Pennsylvania , CA No. 3432. National nursing home operator liable for million plus judgment as a result of qui tam relating to improper cost reports and improper coding.
- United States ex rel Quaicoe v Center for Pain Management, Southern District of Texas, CA No 2000-238. Pain management clinic sued for coding violations and not providing proper services.
- United States ex rel Hoffman v Kessler Hospital et al, District of New Jersey , CA No. 96 -1933. Fraud related to improper coding and improper provision of lymphedema pumps and other services results in criminal prosecution and civil fines against medical doctor running the program.
- United States ex rel Strelow v National Medical Care, Inc. et al, Eastern District of Pennsylvania , CA No. 96- 7423. Improper coding and unbundling of CPT Codes leads to multi-million dollar settlement.
- United States ex rel Speer v Princeton Biomedical Lab Inc et al, Eastern District of Pennsylvania , CA No. 98 -CV- 2947. Unbundling of CPT lab codes leads to judgment against and debarrment of provider.