Last week the U.S. Department of Justice joined a whistleblower-initiated case filed under the False Claims Act against Inchcape Shipping Services, a leading provider of marine logistics and support, alleging that the company and its subsidiaries defrauded the U.S. Navy by submitting false invoices for services it provided to Navy ships during port calls.

 
FCA | US Navy, Janet Goldstein, Vogel Slade & Goldestein, Katz, Marshall & Banks

Taking the Penny Pledge is not only a way of showing support for whistleblowers – it’s also a way for law firms and whistleblowers to signal they are planning for success and are committed to making a real difference in this area of the law.

FCA | Bothwell Law Group, Kenney & McCafferty, McEldrew Young, Menz Bonner Komar & Koenigsberg LLP, Simmer Law Group PLLC, Vezina Law PLC, Vogel Slade & Goldestein

A whistleblower-initiated lawsuit originally filed in 2012 by former Novartis employee David Kester alleges the pharmaceutical giant engaged in illegal referral agreements with specialty pharmacies to boost sales of its drugs. 

FCA | Novartis, Preet Bharara, BioScript, Express Scripts, Accredo Health, Shelley Slade, Vogel Slade & Goldestein, David Kester