Press Release Year: 2012

Sanford Heisler Announces $762 Million Settlement in Qui Tam Action Against Amgen, Inc.

December 19th, 2012

Fraudulent Promotion of Off-Label Use & Kickbacks for Aranesp Was Centerpiece of Five-Year Federal Investigation & Award For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, Jamie@newsPRos.com  December 19, 2012, Washington, DC — Sanford Heisler, LLP, a leading public interest law firm, today announced a $762 million global qui tam settlement with Amgen, Inc. and the United States Department […]

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Complaint Alleges Company Plays a Shell Game to Deny Store Managers and Assistant Managers Lawful Overtime Wages

December 11th, 2012

For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027 (December 11, 2012, Nashville) – City Gear, LLC (formerly Shelmar Retail Partners, LLC), the urban clothing chain, has been withholding more than $25 million in overtime pay owed to at least 200 Store Managers and Assistant Managers throughout the Southern and Midwestern United States. That’s the accusation […]

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Six New Plaintiffs Join Sanford Heisler’s $100M Gender Discrimination Class Action Against Forest Laboratories & Forest Pharmaceuticals

November 5th, 2012

Ten Former and Current Mothers and Pregnant Women Cite Egregious Conditions For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, Jamie@newspros.com (November 5, 2012, Newark, NJ) – Sanford Heisler, LLP, today added six additional female plaintiffs to the $100 million gender discrimination employment class action complaint the firm initially filed in July against New York-based Forest […]

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NBA Faces $3 Million Gender Discrimination Action

October 23rd, 2012

Complaint Details Unlawful Gender Discrimination Against Working Mothers By One of the Top Professional Sports Organizations in the U.S. For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, Jamie@newspros.com (October 23, 2012 New York, NY) – Sanford Heisler, LLP, a leading national civil rights law firm, today filed a gender discrimination suit seeking $3 million on […]

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Sanford Heisler Adds Ross Brooks as Qui Tam Practice Group Head

August 14th, 2012

Former Milberg Partner Brings Diverse Experience Representing Whistleblowers Nationwide Under U.S. False Claims Act For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, jamie@newspros.com (August 14, 2012, New York, NY) – Sanford Wittels & Heisler LLP (SWH), a leading national public interest law firm with offices in Washington, D.C., New York and San Francisco, today announced […]

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Sanford Heisler Receives Long-Pending EEOC Decision

July 18th, 2012

EEOC Orders Class Certification Dating to 1994 for African-Americans Discriminated Against on Basis of Race; 18 Years Believed Longest-Ever Period  For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, Jamie@newspros.com (July 18, 2012, Washington, D.C.) – The decision was a long time coming, but appears to have been worth the wait. This month David Sanford, a […]

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Attorneys for Class of Female VPs and SVPs Employed by PR Giant MSLGroup Clarify Company’s Inaccurate Description of Federal Courts’ Recent Certification Ruling

July 6th, 2012

For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, 201-788-0142 (cell); or Jaime Baum, newsPRos, 847-502-3825. (July 6, 2012 New York, NY) – On MSLGroup’s website, the Company claims that U.S. District Court Judge Andrew L. Carter’s June 29, 2012 order granting conditional certification to the Company’s women VPs and SVPs “was a procedural ruling only […]

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Advertising Giant MLSGroup Disseminates False Information on its Website in an Effort to Dissuade its Female Employees From Joining Nationwide Gender Discrimination Collective Action

July 6th, 2012

For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, 201-788-0142 (cell); or Jaime Baum, newsPRos, 847-502-3825. (July 6, 2012 New York, NY) – In a public statement yesterday on MSLGroup’s website, the Company falsely claimed that U.S. District Court Judge Andrew L. Carter’s June 29, 2012 order granting conditional certification “was a procedural ruling only and […]

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Sanford Heisler Files $100 Million Gender Discrimination Class Action in Southern District of New York

July 5th, 2012

Forest Laboratories, Forest Pharmaceuticals Discriminate Against Women, Particularly Pregnant Women & Women Caring for Young Children For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, Jamie@newspros.com (July 5, 2012, New York) – Sanford Wittels & Heisler, LLP, a leading public interest law firm, today filed a $100 million gender discrimination lawsuit against New York-based Forest Laboratories, […]

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Women Secure Certification Victory Against Publicis Groupe

July 2nd, 2012

U.S.District Court Certifies Female Employees’ Equal Pay Act Class Suit Against French Advertising Giant, Publicis Groupe and MSLGroup For more information, contact Jamie Moss, newsPRos, 201-493-1027, Jamie@newspros.com (July 2, 2012, New York, NY) – On June 29, 2012, in da Silva Moore, et al. v. Publicis Groupe, et al., Civ. No. 11-CV-1279 (S.D.N.Y.), U.S. District […]

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