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3d Circuit Clarifies Standard in FCA Retaliation Cases

On February 26, 2018 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Jo Bennett In a precedential decision, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that the “but-for” standard applies in retaliation cases filed under the False Claims Act (FCA). The False Claims Act prohibits retaliation against employee whistleblowers who engage in protected activity.  Under the FCA, the Third Circuit noted, […]

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Whistleblowers Recover $122,500 in False Claims Act Settlement of $700,000

On February 14, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Rebecca Lacher The Department of Justice announced on Febuary 13, 2013, that three whistleblowers will collectively receive $122,500 of a $700,000 settlement payment to resolve alleged violations of the False Claims Act.The trio will be paid by a nursing home accused of submitting false claims to Medicare for non-reimbursable rehabilitation […]

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