U.S. Reached an $8M Settlement Against Blanding Health Mart Pharmacy

7/16/2015 The U.S. reached an $8M settlement against Blanding Health Mart Pharmacy over violations of the False Claims Act (FCA). The government alleged that Blanding, a compounding pharmacy, was knowingly billing TRICARE for improperly written and medically unnecessary compounding pain medicine. TRICARE is the Department of Defense’s military insurance program providing civilian benefits for military

Fata Only Gets 45 Years

7/13/2015 Dr. Farid Fata, the butcher who over-medicated, misdiagnosed and even under-treated cancer patients, was sentenced on July 10. The soulless, money-grubbing monster Fata only gets 45 years in federal prison after abusing 550+ patients and scamming insurance companies for over $17M. The butcher Fata told innocent people they had cancer so he could bill

Pudding Pop’s Chilling Secrets Go Public

7/10/2015 Lawyers for Andrea Constand filed a motion this week in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, PA to nullify the confidentiality agreement that was part of the settlement between Constand and comedian Bill Cosby nine years ago. If the motion is granted, Pudding Pop’s chilling secrets go public. The settlement arose from a suit Constand

Red Bull Gives You $13M

7/9/2015 Red Bull North America, Inc. just settled two class action lawsuits claiming that the company’s advertising lied about the safety and performance of Red Bull energy drinks. According to the settlement, Red Bull gives you $13M. Plaintiffs got cheesed off at Red Bull’s claims that “Red Bull gives you wings” and “vitalizes body and

Van’s Food International, Inc. Agrees to $9M Settlement

7/8/2015 A waffle by any other name is not necessarily a waffle. Van’s Food International, Inc. agrees to $9M settlement in a class action suit alleging that the company mislabeled it’s products as “all natural” when, in fact, there were artificial ingredients in the mix. According to the suit, filed by plaintiff Diana Jill Miloro,

It Ain’t Always Friday in Court

7/7/2015 The Briad Group, which operates 68 TGI Fridays restaurants in 26 states, got a big surprise: it ain’t always Friday in court. The company is on the losing end of a $40M judgment as a result of the stabbing death of an innocent patron by an underage drinker. The unfortunate victim, Orlando Jordan, was

Sh*t Work Paid $2.2M

7/6/2015 Two Georgia warehouse workers recently made history as plaintiffs in what is believed to be the first case to go to trial under the 2008 Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). Dubbed “the mystery of the devious defecator” by U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg, the case revolved around the illegal testing of two employees after

BP Agrees to $18.7 Billion Federal Penalty

7/3/2015 In a joint press conference, the attorneys general for Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi announced that it has agreed to settle the penalty phase regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The spill occurred on April 20th, 2010, when the aforementioned oil rig caught fire, killing 11 people and sent over 3 million barrels of