Source: The Tennessean
The federal False Claims Act allows whistleblowers to file suits against companies that receive federal funds or are contractors to the federal government and defraud it in some way such as overbilling or double billing. Whistleblowers may keep from 15-25% of the monies recovered.
Here are some examples of recent whistleblower settlements: Amgen To Settle Illegal Sales & Marketing Whistleblower Suits for $780 Million; Overbilling for Pacemakers & Defibrillators Leads to $9.25 Million Settlement In Whistleblower Case; Whistleblower Suits Settled Against Military Contractors.
Lexington, Kentucky whistleblower lawyer Robert Abell represents whistleblowers in False Claims Act cases; contact him at 859-254-7076.