All Items: Ethics

  • Mortuary Must Pay $15 Million to Whistleblower Threatened With Cremation

    March 22, 2018

    A mortuary has been ordered to pay $14.7 million by an Alabama federal court in a False Claims Act lawsuit brought by a former employee. The employee alleged that the mortuary owner had threatened to cremate him alive, among other threats, after he reported an illegal kickback and false billing scheme.

  • Missouri Hospitals Pay $34 Million to Settle False Claims Lawsuit

    May 23, 2017

    Two Missouri hospitals have agreed to pay $34,000,000 to settle allegations regarding False Claims Act violations, in a case that arose from a lawsuit filed by a whistleblower and that was later joined by the Department of Justice.

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