Month: June 2014

Do I have a Case?

Do I Have a Case?

Whistleblower could receive as much as $43 million for reporting Medicare fraud

Pharmaceutical salesperson Peggy Ryan believed her employer Endo Health Solutions illegally marketed the pain treatment patch Lidoderm and filed fraudulent Medicare claims. Because she felt strongly that illegal behavior was occurring, Ryan consulted with a whistleblower attorney and filed a qui tam lawsuit. In 2005, the Department of Justice intervened and Ryan provided help to […]
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Washington Post quotes partner Karen Evans about gymnasium being named for Medric Mills Jr.

The Washington Post quoted Karen Evans, medical malpractice attorney and partner with The Cochran Firm, D.C., about the announcement that a gymnasium at the North Michigan Park Recreation Center will be named for Medric "Cecil" Mills, Jr. who suffered a heart attack across the street from a fire station where firefighters failed to provide assistance. Evans […]
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The Cochran Firm helps raise awareness and funds for the American Heart Association

The Cochran Firm’s Washington, D.C. office was proud to participate in the Lawyers Have Heart annual run and walk. The event raises money and awareness for local research and community education programs of the American Heart Association. Since its inception in 1991, the Lawyers Have Heart event, which includes a fun walk, 5k run, and […]
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VA Hospital Delay Lawsuits

Families of veterans who died waiting for care may file Veterans Administration hospital medical malpractice claims Recent media reports and government audits have revealed that overly long wait times and delays in VA hospitals nationwide are needlessly killing our nation’s veterans. Families of veterans who died waiting for care are filing medical malpractice claims against […]
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Mandatory arbitration clauses block citizens' access to courts

A new report by Lina Khan, a policy analyst with the New America Foundation, in Washington Monthly shines a spotlight on a growing problem hampering the right of American citizens to access the court system: mandatory arbitration clauses and class action bans. Due to a combination of Supreme Court decisions and heavy lobbying by business […]
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Deadline for some CFTC whistleblower claims approaching rapidly

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently published deadlines for whistleblowers to file claims for compensation. If you provided a tip or information to the CFTC that helped the agency prosecute any of the following defendants, please contact the team of whistleblower attorneys with The Cochran Firm, D.C.: Highland Stone Capital Management, L.L.C., Forex […]
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