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Monthly Archives: May 2022

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Former Fort Lauderdale Auditor Files Retaliation Complaint Under Florida Whistleblower’s Act

By Guttman, Freidin & Celler |

According to a report from WPLG Local 10 News, a former auditor for the City of Fort Lauderdale has filed a whistleblower retaliation complaint against the municipality. In the lawsuit, John Herbst alleges that his rights were violated under Florida Whistleblower’s Act. In this article, our Florida whistleblower attorneys discuss the allegations raised by… Read More »

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UPS Pays More Than $5 Million To Settle False Claims Act Allegations

By Guttman, Freidin & Celler |

On March 21st, 2022, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that the United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) has agreed to a $5.3 million False Claims Act settlement. UPS was accused of falsely reporting its delivery times in relation to a federal contract. Here, our Florida government program fraud attorneys provide a more detailed explanation… Read More »

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DOJ Files False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Florida Based Medical Services Company

By Guttman, Freidin & Celler |

According to a report from Fierce Healthcare, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a False Claims Act whistleblower lawsuit against Modernizing Medicine, Inc. (ModMed) a healthcare software company with a main headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida. Based on allegations originally filed by a former ModMed representative from Vermont, the DOJ alleges that ModMed… Read More »

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Florida Heath Company Will Pay $20 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Claim

By Guttman, Freidin & Celler |

On April 6th, 2022, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that BayCare Health System Inc.—a nonprofit health care organization based in Tampa, Florida—will pay $20 million to settle a False Claims Act case. Several hospitals affiliated with BayCare Health System Inc. were also cited as part of the enforcement action. In this article, our… Read More »

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False Claims Act Settlement: Florida Health Company Will Pay $24.5 Million

By Guttman, Freidin & Celler |

On April 12th, 2022, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Physician Partners of America LLC (PPOA)—a pain management relief center based in Tampa, Florida—has agreed to pay nearly $25 million as part of a False Claims Act investigation. The company allegedly engaged in a number of different violations, including overbilling of a federal… Read More »

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