Whistle Blowers Case: Regulated companies have limits on their attorney-client privileged documents in False Claims Act cases.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas B. Smith, in United States of America et al v. Halifax Hospital Medical Center, narrowed the attorney-client privilege.  Judge Smith distinguished between communications with corporations and their outside litigation counsel, those Communications between client and outside counsel are “cloaked with a presumption of privilege,” and communications … [Continue reading]

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Florida Hospital group facing a whistle blower lawsuit over Medicare Fraud. (Adventist Health Systems)

Whistle-blower lawsuits don’t always happen by sleazy business and traditional government contracting companies,   Fraud against the government is far too pervasive in the country and it hurts ever one in this country by diverting resources away from where there truly need and wasting money.  Ever dollar the government saves in … [Continue reading]

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Department of Labor has a Whistleblower Protection Program

Concerned about workplace safety? OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program enforces the whistleblower provisions of twenty-one whistleblower statutes protecting employees who report violations of various workplace safety, airline, commercial motor carrier, consumer product, environmental, financial reform, food safety, health care reform, nuclear, pipeline, public transportation agency, railroad, maritime, and securities laws. Rights … [Continue reading]

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