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.
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.
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.
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.
Survival guide for whistleblowing and ten tips for getting a whistleblower reward It can be a hard choice to become a whistleblower. First, there are a lot of risks when whistleblowing. Second, there are some pitfalls that need to be avoided. What you need is guidance and a list of tips for making the decision.
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.
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.
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.
Taking the fight for justice to the Supreme Court, Joel Hesch recently filed an amicus brief supporting a whistleblower who reported that a company overcharged Medicaid. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals had affirmed dismissal of the whistleblower’s case based upon rule created by some judges that a claim for federal funds is not considered.
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,.