James-Hoyer: Firm News

$18 Million Settlement: IU Health/HealthNet Whistleblower Case

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A whistleblower suit filed by Dr. Judith Robinson under the False Claims Act has led to an $18 million settlement with two of Indiana’s largest health care providers.  Indiana University Health and HealthNet have agreed to pay $18 million to the federal government and State of Indiana to resolve illegal kickback and false billing claims.  more »

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Payday Lender Class Action Suit Moving Forward

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The ABC station in Orlando profiles our payday lending class action case which is finally moving forward after nearly 20 years. Click on the video above to watch the story. Justice could be nearing after almost two decades. The James Hoyer law firm is part of a team of lawyers on this important payday lending more »

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James Hoyer Investigator Speaks at Investigative Reporters & Editors Conference

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James Hoyer law firm investigator Jim Ross was featured on a panel at the Investigative Reporters and Editors regional conference in Jacksonville, this weekend.  Jim shared his expertise on negotiating for public records with journalists from around the world. Journalists play a unique and valuable role in helping to expose fraud against the government. False more »

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Military Contractor PTP Settles Whistleblower Case

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People Technology & Processes, LLC (“PTP”), a defense contractor based in Lakeland, Florida, agreed to settle a whistleblower case in which the company was accused of billing for work never performed for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan, the James Hoyer law firm announced today.  The company was also accused of falsifying records to cover up more »

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Prime Healthcare Loses Motion to Dismiss: Whistleblower Case Moves Forward

A blow was dealt to Prime Healthcare as a California federal court issued three rulings denying motions filed on behalf of the hospital corporation. As a result, an important whistleblower case, alleging Prime inappropriately admitted patients to increase profits, will move forward. “This is a very important ruling,” said James Hoyer Law Firm Partner Elaine more »

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James Hoyer Partner Interviewed about Miami Whistleblower Ruling

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James Hoyer Partner Sean Keefe, an expert on SEC whistleblower cases, lauded a recent Miami appeals court ruling that helps to protect whistleblowers. Florida’s Third District Court of Appeals rejected a lower court ruling that whistlebower protections do not apply to employees who are supposed to report fraud as part of their job description. Keefe more »

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Another “Managed Repair” Homeowners Insurance Nightmare

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ABC Action News in Tampa told the story of another “managed repair” nightmare for homeowners in Florida. Katie and Chris Morales of Tampa have been battling their home insurance company, Florida Peninsula, ever since problems developed following repairs made to their home due to a water leak. Click here to see the ABC News story. more »

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Investigator Jim Ross Describes his Whistleblower Case Philosophy

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James Hoyer Investigator Jim Ross made his name as an award winning investigative reporter who uncovered corruption and fraud. The Florida Attorney General’s office then benefited from Jim’s intense commitment and drive, as he continued his investigative work in the state’s Economic Crimes unit. Today, Jim uses his unmatched skills in interviewing witnesses and computer more »

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“Managed Repair” of Home Insurance Claims Wreaking Havoc for Homeowners

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Botched repairs, improper mold remediation, additional damage to your home, and extensive delays in getting repairs done.  Those are just some of the problems becoming more and more common for homeowners subjected to “managed repair” by their home insurance companies. Media Coverage The James Hoyer Firm, along with attorneys from the Stockham Law Firm in more »

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James Hoyer Partner Interviewed about Mandatory Arbitration Pitfalls for Consumers

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James Hoyer Partner Jesse Hoyer is a strong advocate for consumers and taxpayers. She’s seen how mandatory arbitration agreements can hurt consumers and shared her concerns with ABC Action News I-team reporter Adam Walser. Walser recently took an eye-opening look into the arbitration clauses that many home builders put into their agreements with homeowners. He more »

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