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.
“It’s rare when one is rewarded so richly for doing the right thing,” said Mark Campbell.
“My biggest concern about coming forward was that no one would believe me,” said Michael Lindley.
“Tens of thousands of people were charged for alleged overpayments that occurred when they were children,” said Mary Grice.
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.
Uncle Sam Needs Whistleblowers to Expose Bid Inflation A new and expansive frontier may be opening up for qui tam lawsuits under the False Claims Act related to Medicare Part D fraud. Data analysis performed by the Wall Street Journal on confidentially-obtained bid documents has revealed that health insurance companies bidding to become Medicare Part…
Washington, D.C., January 22, 2019: The law firm, Vogel, Slade & Goldstein, LLP, announced today that Walgreens Boots Alliance has agreed to pay $209.2 million to the United States and a number of states to resolve a lawsuit brought by two of the firm’s whistleblower clients alleging that Walgreens knowingly bilked Medicare, Medicaid and other…
November 28, 2018. Last week federal prosecutors in San Diego obtained the conviction of Andrew Otero and his company, A&D General Contracting, for fraudulently securing $11 million in government set-aside contracts meant to benefit service-disabled veterans. Otero and A&D used a “rent-a-vet” scheme to manipulate the Small Business Administration (SBA) into awarding the company status…
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.
Robert L. Vogel
“Fighting fraud depends on the willingness of citizens to stand up and report wrongdoing…”
Shelley R. Slade
“I enjoy the investigative process, and more generally, the search for truth…”
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.