2020 Saw Big Pay Days for Whistleblowers and Big Pay Outs for Individual Employees in False Claims Act SuitsIt is essential for employers that work with the federal government to stay up to date on the federal False Claims Act (“FCA”). In 2020, individual employees were front and center in the government’s enforcement of the FCA, both receiving money for bringing action against their employers and having to pay out money as part

The Whistleblower’s Show Can Go On: Georgia Supreme Court Allows Complaint to Proceed Despite Inconsistent Bankruptcy FilingYour former employee sues you, but your employee-plaintiff filed for bankruptcy. You diligently research the bankruptcy filings and discover the employee did not disclose the lawsuit against you in those filings, which are sworn to under oath. You might have a winner to get out of the case, right? Well, it is not quite that

Whistleblower Activity Drives False Claims Act Suits in 2019Companies that work with the federal government (think government contracts, grant funding, and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements) need to stay up to date on the federal False Claims Act (FCA). Employee whistleblowers continue to use the FCA as one of their prime tools to bring actions against their employers. In 2019, whistleblowers filed 636 new