Recent Cases

Is it Illegal for a Drug Co. to Waive Copays or Offer Free Medical Supplies?

October 3, 2021
It certainly can be. Any type of “remuneration” (or payment) to a Medicare patient can be an illegal kickback when it violates the federal Anti-Kickback Statute. Normally, people think of kickbacks as involving money or gifts. But kickbacks can include just about anything of value that induces a Medicare beneficiary to use a company that […]

Our Firm Represents Afghanistan Security Guard in Whistleblower Case

September 13, 2021
Pate, Johnson & Church has successfully represented whistleblowers for many years, resulting in a number of very large settlements on behalf of their whistleblower clients.  In this case, our client worked for GardaWorld Federal Service, LLC as a unit support coordinator within the emergency response team in Kabul, Afghanistan. In the complaint our firmed filed […]

Security Supervisor at US Embassy in Afghanistan Claims Private Contractor Failed to Properly Train Security Guards

September 6, 2021
Attorney Page Pate Discusses Whistleblower Complaint Against GardaWorld Federal Services Justin Fahn, a security supervisor at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, filed a whistleblower lawsuit claiming that his employer, a Canadian based private defense contractor named GardaWorld Federal Services, charged the United States government millions of dollars for security guards and …

Navistar Settles Armored Vehicles Whistleblower Case for $50 Million

June 18, 2021
On May 27, 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a $50 million settlement agreement with Navistar Defense for allegations under the False Claims Act. In the suit, Navistar was accused of fraudulently inflating the prices of armored vehicles it sold to the U.S. Marine Corps. The case was brought as a whistleblower action by […]

Nursing Homes Not Following COVID-19 Guidelines? Whistleblowers May Be Able to Earn a Reward

April 23, 2020
Federal laws and regulations require nursing homes and assisted living facilities to take special precautions to protect residents against the coronavirus pandemic. When nursing homes fail to follow these safeguards, they are putting their residents at a greater risk of harm, and in many cases, defrauding Medicare out of money by falsely claiming that they […]