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Halunen Law Attorneys Join Coalition in Letter to Senator Grassley On Barr Nomination

Lawyers Who Represent Whistleblowers Halunen Law’s False Claims Act attorneys, chaired by Susan Coler, have joined a coalition of lawyers who represent whistleblowers, along with United States Attorneys, academics, and public interest groups, in sending a letter to U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley. Asked him to ensure that Attorney General nominee William Barr …

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Minnesota Lawyer published a blog written by False Claims Act attorney Nathaniel Smith. Here is a sneak peek:

President Abraham Lincoln enacted the False Claims Act during the Civil War when bullets were filled with sawdust instead of gunpowder, the government received sand instead of sugar, and horses arrived decrepit or blind. Regrettably, fraud against the Government is still a pervasive problem and extends widely across industries. Employees, including managers and executives, are …

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Halunen Law – Service Agreement Seek Advice
Severance Agreement? Seek advice before signing

I get calls several times a week from executives and professionals who want me to review a severance agreement that was just presented to them by their employer. When I ask if they think they have any potential claims against the company, people seem bewildered. I’m often told they just want me to review the …

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Halunen Law – Nathaniel Smith Lawyer
Halunen Law expands False Claims Act practice with Nathaniel Smith’s acceptance to Colorado Bar

Halunen Law is pleased to announce Nathaniel Smith was recently accepted to the Colorado Bar, further expanding the Firm’s national False Claims Act practice into the Rocky Mountain region. Halunen Law brings its expertise to assist clients in the State of Colorado, and across the country, who have identified fraud against the government.   Learn …

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Halunen Law – Whistleblower Physician Collects $4.5 Million
Whistleblower Physician to Collect $4.5 Million

Honesty is the best policy. It’s one of the first lessons we learn, and yet it seems there is an epidemic of selective memory loss among providers who choose to defraud Medicare. Our journey begins in South Carolina where another medical provider is paying out millions in an effort to put the allegations of wrongdoing …

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Halunen Law – Minnesota Based Hospice Provider to Pay $18 Million in Response to Whistleblower Allegations
Minnesota Based Hospice Provider to Pay $18 Million in Response to Whistleblower Allegations

Hospice and greed. Two words that are diametrically opposed and when combined—toxic. At its inception, hospice in America was mostly a philanthropic movement led by volunteers and non-profit entities. Today the hospice industry is big business including a large percentage of for-profit providers. According to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MEDPAC) in 2013 Medicare hospice …

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Halunen Law – Evidence of Fraud Against the Government
What should I do if I have evidence of fraud against the government?

With changing times and expanding needs, the government finds itself increasingly reliant on the private sector to help deliver an array of services. As the private sector’s role has expanded, one thing remains constant: some businesses cheat—they commit fraud against the government. These deceptive practices date back to the Civil War era. When a person …

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Clayton Halunen
What is the False Claims Act?

Fraud against the government is nothing new. It’s an age-old problem dating back to the Civil War era when contractors supplied the army with broken guns, sand-packed bullets, lame pack mules, cardboard boots and more. President Lincoln asked Congress for a law setting severe financial penalties those who engaged in the practice. Today, the False Claims Act (FCA) —also known as the original …

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Halunen Law – False Claims Act Serves Citizens Blowing Whistle
Forged Under Civil War Fire, The False Claims Act Continues To Serve As Basis For Private Citizens To Blow The Whistle On Would-Be Fraudsters Of The Government Trust

Forged Under Civil War Fire, The False Claims Act Continues To Serve As Basis For Private Citizens To Blow The Whistle On Would-Be Fraudsters Of The Government Trust Under a little-known law, private citizens with knowledge of fraud against the government can bring a lawsuit against the offending organization. Called the False Claims Act, the …

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Halunen Law – Whistleblower Ends Cancer Patients’ Defrauding
Whistleblower Alleges Shocking Fraud Involving Cancer Patients

The diagnosis: Cancer. Few words have the power to alter one’s life as dramatically as those six letters linked with the phrase – “test results.” The Journey begins. The two critical elements for any cancer patient are affordable care and a physician that, above else, you can trust with your life. There is an ethical …

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