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$18M Medicare suit settled with Palm Beach doctor

Our Jupiter, Florida Law Firm handles Qui Tam cases such as the recent 18 million dollar Medicare suit against a Palm Beach dermatologist.

Qui tam lawsuits are a type of civil lawsuit that whistleblowers bring under the False Claims Act, a law that rewards whistleblowers if their qui tam cases recover funds for the government.

If you are aware of any fraud against the government contact our law office for a free case evaluation.

 

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Youth Services International Suit from Whistleblowers who were Blackballed

WEST PALM BEACH – When County Commissioner Shelly Vana last year began gathering evidence of abuse and mismanagement at the Palm Beach County Juvenile Correctional Facility, she wasn’t acting alone.

Employees, concerned about the welfare of 118 teenage boys housed in the detention center, provided information that she credited with spurring Youth Services International to walk away from its multi-million-contract with the state to operate the facility. The company later bailed out on its lucrative contracts to operate seven other juvenile lockups around the state.

But two employees now say they paid a hefty price for helping Vana, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court.

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New Federal Overtime Regulations. Are You Ready?

On May 18th 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued its Final Rule updating its regulations to increase the salary threshold required to qualify for the federal Fair Labor Standards Act’s “white collar” exemptions. The DOL estimates that the updated regulations, which more than double the minimum salary for a white collar exemption to apply, will cause 4.2 million currently exempt workers to be entitled to minimum wage and overtime protection, absent intervening action by their employers, at a cost of $1.2 billion in additional overtime pay in the first year alone. Employers must be in compliance with the new regulations by December 1, 2016, when they become effective. For employers who have not yet begun to grapple with the myriad implications of the new regulations, there is no time to lose. Here’s why.

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Welcome to my new Employment Law Website

We have, once again, updated our employment law website.

This was done in order to better provide our clients with relevant, helpful employment related articles. In addition, we wanted to provide our new and potential clients with quick and easy access to our firm.

Couple all this with a new, more modern design and images makes navigating our site and finding the resources you need an enjoyable one.

We wish to thank you for your patience while we continue to update and improve our web related information. Should you have any feedback or suggestions, feel free to let us know using the contact form below.

 

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