Fighting for Whistleblowers Dedicated to Stopping Fraud on the Government
Fraud on the Government treasury is stealing money from the United States taxpayers.
When a whistleblower steps forward to expose fraud on the Government, experienced Hare Wynn attorneys are there to guide them through the intricacies and pitfalls of the False Claims Act.
The attorneys at Hare Wynn have litigated False Claims Act cases for whistleblowers in the areas of health care fraud, kickbacks, Stark Act violations, defense contractor fraud, falsely inflated billing, nursing home fraud, use of illegal immigrants on federal construction projects, upcoding, off-label marketing of pharmaceuticals, and charging for items and services not provided. The cases handled by Hare Wynn attorneys have returned more than $1 billion to the United States treasury, while also rewarding the whistleblowers who brought the claims.
Hare Wynn has battled on behalf of whistleblowers in the federal district courts around the country as well the United States Supreme Court and the Sixth, Eleventh and DC Circuit Courts of Appeals.
The Qui Tam provisions of the False Claims Act allow private citizen whistleblowers with knowledge of fraud being practiced upon the government to file a civil lawsuit under seal on behalf of the whistleblower and the United States. The False Claims Act allows for monetary recovery by the Government of up to three times the actual damages plus $5,500 to $11,000 per false claim.
For the whistleblower’s assistance in the case, the False Claims Act provides that the whistleblower may receive a reward of between 15 – 30 percent of the recovery.
Hare Wynn’s lawyers are frequent speakers at conferences concerning False Claims Act litigation, have published numerous articles concerning the False Claims Act, and have consistently advocated for passage of the Alabama False Claims Act. Hare Wynn’s lawyers also serve on the President’s council of Tax Payers Against Fraud. TAF is a national organization supporting whistleblowers in their efforts to expose fraud on the government treasury.
For highly qualified and skilled Qui Tam whistleblower representation, contact Hare Wynn. We handle False Claims Act cases on a national basis.