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Whistleblower Qui Tam First to File Hayes

Qui tam whistleblower case in 2nd Circuit holds that public disclosure does not necessarily disqualify an action.  Rather,  it is discretionary with the court.  This Circuit made the same type of ruli...

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Categories: Whistleblower cases - Qui Tam
Cellino & Barnes Advertising Firm

Cellino & Barnes are essentially an advertising firm that outsources its cases to independent contractors who work on a percentage basis.  Do clients really want a journeyman lawyer to handle thei...

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Value Your Case – Attorney Advertising

The tactic of offering to "value your case" by C&B is really an attempt to steal cases from other lawyers.  The design is for existing clients to call them and, only if the case is huge enough (ge...

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QUI TAM MEDICARE WHISTLEBLOWER

QUI TAM Medicare whistleblower case dismissed by 2nd Circuit. USA ex rel Takemoto v Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co., et al, 16-365, Jan. 18, 2017.  The Court found that Dr. Takemoto did not identify any Medi...

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Categories: QUI TAM MEDICARE WHISTLEBLOWER
LABOR LAW FALL FROM SCAFFOLD

Fall from Scaffold by Laborer while putting siding on a single family home resulted in a violation of Labor Law 240(1) which results in absolute liability. The injured worker fractured his heel which...

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Categories: Labor Law
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