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DOJ Targets Funders as Eleventh Cir. Upholds Whistleblower Win

August 27th, 2020

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Daniel Seiden Reporter/Editor $255 million award stands after court denies rehearing request Justice attorneys beginning to gather info on third party funders A $255 million Medicare fraud award will stand after the Eleventh Circuit refused Thursday to reconsider a panel’s decision greenlighting a successful whistleblower’s outside funding agreement. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the […]

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CDM Smith, Inc. and CDM Federal Programs Corporation Settle False Claims Act Suit with Federal Government

August 27th, 2020

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP announced that CDM Smith, Inc., a construction and engineering company, and its wholly owned subsidiary CDM Federal Programs Corporation, which serves government agencies, have agreed to pay $5.65 million to the United States to settle False Claims Act and contractual claims. Sanford Heisler Sharp […]

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Peers Recognize Eight Sanford Heisler Sharp Lawyers As 2021 Best Lawyers

August 22nd, 2020

THREE SANFORD HEISLER SHARP LAWYERS RECOGNIZED ON INAUGURAL LIST OF BEST LAWYERS’ “ONES TO WATCH” August 20, 2020 – Sanford Heisler Sharp today announced eleven of its lawyers have been selected for inclusion in a peer reviewed guide published by Best Lawyers© – eight in the annual Best Lawyers volume and three earned recognition in […]

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Prosecuted and Paid: Government doles out billions in coronavirus relief money to companies that paid out millions in fraud-related cases

August 20th, 2020

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By Jamie Grey, Lee Zurik, and Peter Buffo (InvestigateTV) – In mid-April, subsidiaries of a Tennessee-based health care company finalized an agreement to pay the federal government $41 million to resolve accusations it had made false claims – billing Medicare and Medicaid for medically unnecessary drug testing. Less than a month later, that same company, Surgery Partners, Inc., reported […]

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Employers Should Owe a Duty of Loyalty to Their Workers

August 18th, 2020

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by Andrew Melzer & David Tracey* Click here to download the article

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Disabled student sues school for ‘mishandling sexual assault’

August 6th, 2020

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BY BRINKWIRE A former student at an elite private school in Utah has accused administrators of mishandling a 2017 sexual assault allegation, claiming they encouraged classmates to shun her and shared private details of her ordeal that ended up being reenacted in an assembly. After Tabitha Bell, now 20, told the school she was raped […]

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Lawsuit: School mishandled disabled student’s rape report

August 5th, 2020

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By Lindsay Whitehurst | AP SALT LAKE CITY — A lawsuit accuses an elite private school in Utah of mishandling a 2017 sexual assault allegation from a student with disabilities who endured bullying from classmates, including a reenactment of the rape during a school assembly. Administrators at Waterford School held a meeting with the rest of her […]

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Former Waterford School student alleges school didn’t protect her after she was sexually assaulted

August 5th, 2020

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By Jessica Miller After Tabitha Bell reported to her school that she had been sexually assaulted by a classmate, she felt at first like she had a community of classmates supporting her. It was late 2017, and the #MeToo movement had just begun. She heard from other girls at Waterford School, a private liberal arts […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against The Waterford School for Failure to Protect Female Student With Disabilities Raped by Male Classmate

August 3rd, 2020

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SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Attorneys from Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP, together with local counsel Ferbrache Law, today filed a lawsuit on behalf of Tabitha Bell against The Waterford School. The case brought by the former student was filed in Utah’s Third District Court in Salt Lake County. The complaint alleges […]

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