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Tenet Healthcare and Desert Regional Medical Center Settle False Claims Act Suit with Federal Government

February 10th, 2020

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 10, 2020 — Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP announced that multinational healthcare company Tenet Healthcare Corporation and Desert Regional Medical Center, one of Tenet’s hospitals located in Palm Springs, California, have agreed to settle a qui tam suit and pay $1.4 million to the United States. Sanford Heisler Sharp represented Relator Michael […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Promotes Felicia Gilbert to San Francisco Managing Partner

January 8th, 2020

New Practice Chairs, Senior Litigation Counsels, Associates, and Director of Operations Also Announced For more information, contact Jamie Moss, President, newsPRos, at 201-493-1027 January 8, 2020, New York—Sanford Heisler Sharp, a leading national public interest law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, San Diego, Nashville, and Baltimore, has promoted Felicia Gilbert […]

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Victims of GirlsDoPorn.com Awarded Nearly $13 Million after Ninety-Nine Day Bench Trial in California Superior Court

January 2nd, 2020

“ROTTEN UNDERBELLY” OF SAN DIEGO SEX INDUSTRY EXPOSED BY COURAGEOUS WOMEN Read the Proposed Statement of Decision JANUARY 2, 2020, SAN DIEGO – After a ninety-nine day bench trial in the case of Jane Doe v. GirlsDoPorn.com, Judge Kevin A. Enright handed down a win and an award of nearly $13 million in compensatory and […]

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New York-Based Company Nagan Construction Settles False Claims Act Suit With Federal and New York State Government

December 23rd, 2019

Relator Awarded 20% Share of Settlement for Bringing Prevailing Wage Violations to Light December 23, 2019, NEW YORK – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP announced that New York-based construction company Nagan Construction, Inc. and Nadir Uygan have agreed to settle a qui tam suit and pay $831,000 to the United States and New York State (the […]

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DC Federal Court Unseals $1 Billion-plus Whistleblower Suit against Navistar Defense and Navistar International

December 3rd, 2019

Click here to read the complaint On December 2, 2019, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia Judge Tanya S. Chutkan unsealed a six-year-old qui tam Complaint filed by a whistleblower seeking at least $1.28 billion in damages from Navistar Defense and Navistar International (“Navistar”), U.S. ex. Rel Duquoin Burgess v. Navistar, […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Attorneys Receive Recognition in Latest Guide by Best Lawyers®

October 21st, 2019

David Sanford, Kevin Sharp, Jill Sullivan Sanford, H. Vincent McKnight, Jr., and Edward Chapin have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020, a peer-reviewed guide published by Best Lawyers®. David Sanford, Kevin Sharp, Jill Sullivan Sanford are recognized in the field of “Employment Law – Individuals.” H. Vincent […]

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BREAKING: GirlsDoPorn Defendants Criminally Indicted by Feds

October 10th, 2019

Read the U.S. Department of Justice press release The U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Diego has just unsealed a federal indictment against Michael Pratt, the owner of the website www.GirlsDoPorn.com. Matthew Wolfe, a friend and close business associate or Pratt’s in various pornography ventures since at least 2008 and Andre Garcia, the primary male actor […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP Investigates Suicide at Facebook

September 30th, 2019

MENLO PARK, September 30 2019 – Sanford Heisler Sharp represents the family of the Facebook employee who was involved in the tragic suicide on Facebook’s campus in Menlo Park, California. We are conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death. We have met with Facebook attorneys and representatives and will continue those conversations with […]

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“Girls Do Porn” Trial Begins Today in Southern California

August 19th, 2019

Click here to read the plaintiffs’ trial brief 22 Women Seeking Damages of More Than $22 Million August 19, 2019, San Diego, CA – The 22 female plaintiffs from across the U.S. suing GirlsDoPorn.com and its owners, operators and associated businesses will have their long-awaited first day in court on today. The bench trial before […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files ERISA Class Case Against Walgreen Co. Seeking Approximately $300 Million on Behalf of More Than 100,000 Retirement Plan Beneficiaries

August 9th, 2019

SUIT ALLEGES THAT WALGREENS OFFERS POORLY PERFORMING FUNDS TO ITS EMPLOYEES Click here to read the complaint CHICAGO, August 9, 2019 – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP filed a class complaint today in the U.S. District Court of Northern Illinois alleging the ways in which the Walgreen Co. breaches basic fiduciary duties under ERISA and violates […]

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