August 6

Joel D. Hesch writes statistical sampling law review article to aid whistleblowers prove damages in FCA cases alleging widespread fraud against the government

Can statistical sampling be used to prove liability under the False Claims Act? Whether a whistleblower or the government can rely on statistical sampling to prove liability and damages under the False Claims Act is the most important and hotly litigated issue. That’s why Joel D. Hesch authored a law review article addressing the use.

February 20

Whistleblower attorney founds “National Whistleblower Reward Day”

To bring awareness to available whistleblower rewards for reporting fraud against the government, Joel Hesch founded National Whistleblower Reward Day to be celebrated each February 20. After working in the national whistleblower reward office of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., Joel Hesch formed his own firm to exclusively represent whistleblowers file for.

June 23

How are Medicare whistleblower rewards paid?

A common question by whistleblowers wanting to report Medicare fraud is how are Medicare whistleblower rewards paid? This article addresses how a whistleblower reports Medicare fraud to receive a whistleblower reward and how Medicare rewards are paid. It lists the steps you must take to be eligible. If you miss even one of them, you.

June 15

Joel Hesch publishes law review article helping courts apply the original source exception to the False Claims Act’s public disclosure bar

A prominent law school’s law review recently published Joel Hesch’s new article helping courts properly apply the “original source exception” to the public disclosure bar. The article outlines to the court and lawyers when a whistleblower is eligible for a reward for reporting fraud when the fraud allegations already appear in the news media or.

July 13

25 Largest Whistleblower Rewards top $50 million each for Reporting Fraud against the Government under the False Claims Act

Did you know that the government has paid whistleblower rewards of over $150 million per person? You might even be more surprised to find out that it’s one of the few federal government programs that not only works, but actually earns money. For every dollar in a whistle-blower reward the government pays, it recovers 13.

June 10

Court grants $34 million judgment in whistleblower case

Whistleblower eligible for a reward for filing case in which a Court grants $34 million judgment in whistleblower suit This week a federal district court granted judgment in the amount of $34 million in a qui tam whistleblower reward case filed by attorney Joel D. Hesch on behalf of a whistleblower. This is a great.

May 14

Joel D. Hesch cited in a brief before the U.S. Supreme Court as a False Claims Act (FCA) expert and veteran FCA litigator

Whistleblower attorney Joel D. Hesch received a rare honor by being cited in a brief before the U.S. Supreme Court as a “FCA expert and veteran FCA litigator.” The brief was filed by counsel for a whistleblower asking the Supreme Court to overturn a lower court’s ruling regarding a defense raised by a company accused.

December 8

The Hesch Firm helped a whistleblower receive a reward of over $7 million for reporting that his company was using unapproved medical devices in knee replacement surgeries

A whistleblower contacted attorney Joel Hesch of The Hesch Firm LLC for help in reporting that his employer was using medical devices in knee replacement surgeries that had not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). That marked the beginning of a journey that resulted in an amazing victory for the government,.