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Whistleblower lawyers based in Washington DC handling False Claims Act qui tam lawsuits nationwide

Representing Whistleblowers for Over 25 Years

At Vogel, Slade & Goldstein, the only thing as important as holding accountable those who defraud the American taxpayer is protecting our whistleblower clients and rewarding them for their courage. As former U.S. Department of Justice fraud trial attorneys, VSG’s qui tam attorneys have pursued over one hundred False Claims Act cases and are nationally recognized leaders in winning rewards for their clients.

Thinking of blowing the whistle?

Meet some of our clients who did.

QUI TAM LAWSUIT COST PFIZER $491 MILLION SETTLEMENT

“It’s rare when one is rewarded so richly for doing the right thing,” said Mark Campbell.

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GALLUP PAYS $10.5 MILLION IN CONTRACTOR FRAUD CASE

“My biggest concern about coming forward was that no one would believe me,” said Michael Lindley.

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VSG TAKES ON SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

“Tens of thousands of people were charged for alleged overpayments that occurred when they were children,” said Mary Grice.

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NOVARTIS PAYS $390 MILLION IN WHISTLEBLOWER CASE

“People who were suffering deserved better medical advice; someone had to stand up for them,” said David Kester.

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As reported in a study of over 4,000 qui tam cases, VSG lawyers have the highest success rate nationwide for achieving monetary awards for their whistleblower clients — as well as the highest success rate in persuading the United States to join their clients’ qui tam lawsuits.

Are you worried about whistleblower retaliation?

Sadly, it can happen, but the law protects whistleblowers. VSG represents clients whose livelihoods, careers and reputations have been harmed because they opposed or reported government fraud.

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Recent News

Navy Contractor Inchcape Shipping to Pay $20 Million to Settle VSG Qui Tam Whistleblower Billing Fraud Case

Whistleblower lawsuit alleged that Inchcape engaged in worldwide scheme to overcharge Navy ships

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EmCare Pays $30 million to Settle Qui Tam Claims by VSG Clients and Others

Washington DC December 19, 2017 – EmCare reached a $30 million settlement with the Department of Justice on two “qui tam” (whistleblower) / False Claims Act lawsuits, including one brought by VSG clients, alleging that EmCare, Inc. received illegal remuneration from a major hospital chain in exchange for pressuring hospital emergency room (ER) doctors to increase the rate of ER-to-hospital admissions.

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Social Security Administration Ceases Practices Challenged in VSG Lawsuit

WASHINGTON, D.C.  The Social Security Administration (SSA) has issued an Emergency Message, EM-17014, announcing that it is ceasing its practice of referring old debts (delinquent prior to May 19, 2002) for collection through the tax offset program. The Emergency Message further stated: “We will issue further instructions to issue refunds to debtors with a delinquency…

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Do You Have a Qui Tam Case?

It is critical – but difficult — to assess the potential rewards and risks of bringing a case under the False Claims Act. The experienced qui tam attorneys at VSG can help you to understand the law and your options. All communications about your case and potential legal representation are confidential, whether or not you decide to retain VSG as counsel.

VSG Principals

Robert L Vogel - False Claims Act Attorney

Robert L. Vogel

“Fighting fraud depends on the willingness of citizens to stand up and report wrongdoing…”

Meet Mr. Vogel
Shelley R Slade - Top Whistleblower Attorney

Shelley R. Slade

“I enjoy the investigative process, and more generally, the search for truth…”
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Meet Ms. Slade
Janet L Goldstein - Best Whistleblower Lawyer

Janet L. Goldstein

“I draw my energy from our clients, propelled by their deep sense of right and wrong…”

Meet Ms. Goldstein

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Do You Have More Questions About Qui Tam?

What is qui tam? How do I file a qui tam case? Is there a deadline for filing a qui tam action? What does it mean to file a case under seal? Find the answers to these and more.