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CVS agrees to pay $4.25 million to settle whistleblower’s fraud allegations
A lawsuit filed under the federal False Claims Act against CVS Caremark Corp. has resulted in a $4.25-million settlement to resolve a whistleblower’s allegations that the company knowingly defrauded federal and state Medicaid programs by failing to reimburse the taxpayer-funded
Miami charter bus driver faces manslaughter charges for deadly 2012 crash
The driver of a commercial bus that crashed into an overpass at Miami International Airport last December, killing three passengers and injuring dozens more, was arrested Nov. 27 after being charged with three counts of vehicular homicide and reckless driving.
Former professional hockey players file lawsuit against NHL over concussions
Ten former professional hockey players are suing the National Hockey League (NHL) alleging the league did not do enough to learn about or prevent concussions, or to inform its players of the severe risks that could result from head trauma.
Cancer treatment corporation resolves whistleblower fraud claims with U.S. for $2 million
A California-based cancer treatment chain with clinics in multiple states has agreed to pay more than $2 million to resolve a whistleblower’s allegations that its Illinois clinics submitted false claims for radiation oncology services to Medicare, the U.S. Justice Department
Louisiana files class action lawsuit against Zoloft maker Pfizer alleging Medicaid Fraud
The state of Louisiana has filed a class action lawsuit against Pfizer alleging that the drug maker defrauded the state by falsely marketing the antidepressant Zoloft. The complaint claims that Pfizer knew from clinical trials on the medication that it
BP trial judge issues scathing criticism of BP legal team
The federal judge overseeing Deepwater Horizon oil spill litigation in New Orleans said he was “deeply disappointed” in the behavior of BP’s legal team, condemning it for attempting to undermine his authority and undo the complex settlement agreement with plaintiffs
Woman injured by Mirena IUD files lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare
A Pennsylvania woman has filed a lawsuit against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals claiming that the company’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) caused her serious injuries.
UFC champion says his use of testosterone replacement therapy is legal
Brazilian mixed martial artist and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Vitor Vieira Belfort is facing criticism of his use of testosterone replacement therapy. Many are attributing his string of first-round knockout wins to his use of testosterone