October 3, 2016 – Record $368M Settlement Announced
Since 2009, W&G has been prosecuting a massive False Claims Act case against one of the biggest hospital companies in the country, Tenet Healthcare Corporation. Today the case officially settled for $368M. Tenet also agreed to pay $145M in criminal restitution to the government for violating the federal Anti-Kickback Statute. W&G’s client is whistleblower Bill Williams, an Army veteran and former hospital finance executive. Mr. Williams will receive a portion of the civil settlement funds. Click here for more information.
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The Law Firm of Wilbanks & Gouinlock has developed a nationally acclaimed qui tam practice. These “whistleblower suits” as they are commonly referred to, have been the primary focus of our practice since 1996, resulting in the successful return of almost $2 billion dollars to the American taxpayer. Whistleblower cases routinely involve the firm’s representation of individuals who come forward with information concerning various frauds committed against the government, often involving Medicare or Medicaid fraud. The successful results we’ve obtained for our clients have been the subject of national TV coverage, newspaper articles and legal periodicals across the country over the last decade. »See Our Experience
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