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Appeals Court Upholds $477K Verdict for Trip-And-Fall Injury at a CA Gym

Appeals Court Upholds $477K Verdict for Trip-And-Fall Injury at a CA Gym

A California state appeals panel recently issued a ruling that should put exercise facilities and sloppy lawyers on notice. According to a report on Law360, a panel of judges “affirmed a $477,000 award in favor of a woman who accused a gym of causing her trip-and-fall injuries.” A key...

Top Healthcare Fraud Recoveries 2019, Opioid Makers Lead The Way

Top Healthcare Fraud Recoveries 2019, Opioid Makers Lead The Way

It is no secret that healthcare fraud is rampant in America. Notwithstanding, the last decade has seen more fraud investigations and False Claims Act recoveries than ever before. In 2019, just like in the nine previous years, healthcare fraud settlements and judgments surpassed $2...

Florida’s Largest Cannabis Dealer Hit with Shareholder Class Action

Florida’s Largest Cannabis Dealer Hit with Shareholder Class Action

As more and more states drop their prohibitions against cannabis, investors are flocking to businesses that sell the products. The growth potential is enormous for well-run companies with savvy, innovative management. But, on the flip side, poorly run companies are capable of squandering fortunes...

Hospice Care Fraud | Whistleblowers Serving Justice

Hospice Care Fraud | Whistleblowers Serving Justice

Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services released the results of a four-year-long survey of 4,563 hospice facilities nationwide. The study, which ran from 2012 to 2016, included nearly every hospice center that serviced Medicare patients. It was the most in-depth study of its...


Bad Faith and Opioids: Insurers Abandon Businesses During the Crisis

Bad Faith and Opioids: Insurers Abandon Businesses During the Crisis

The opioid crisis has affected communities across America. Every day, about 130 people in the US die of an opioid overdose, with a large fraction of those deaths attributable to prescription painkillers, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Major contributors to the epidemic include...

Calling McDonnell Douglas/Boeing Whistleblowers

Calling McDonnell Douglas/Boeing Whistleblowers

Hochfelsen & Kani is investigating various instances of procurement fraud, specifically Defense Contract Fraud in California and beyond.
Current and former employees of McDonnell Douglas/Boeing and other defense contractors who report fraud can receive up to 30 percent of the total...


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