James-Hoyer: Firm News

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


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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James Hoyer Partner Interviewed about For-Profit ITT Tech’s Closing

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James Hoyer partner Jesse Hoyer provided insight on the closing of for-profit college ITT Tech, during an interview with ABC Action News in Tampa.  Hoyer has extensive experience investigating and bringing suit against for-profit colleges for questionable practices. ITT suddenly closed its doors Tuesday impacting 35,000 students and 8,000 employees. The school blamed the shutdown more »

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Truth in Media Investigates Big Pharma

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The online news website Truth in Media just finished a series of reports on Big Pharma. It’s a fascinating look at how the pharmaceutical industry has manipulated the system to increase sales and profits. Part 4 of the series highlights the case of Endo pharmaceuticals and its orphan drug Lidoderm.  The James Hoyer Law Firm more »

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James Hoyer Partner Interviewed on For-Profit College Problems

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James Hoyer partner Jesse Hoyer is an expert on for-profit college whistleblower cases having handled several over the past several years, including False Claims Act cases against EDMC, Corinthian Colleges, and Ed4Mil. ABC Action News in Tampa talked with Hoyer for a follow-up report on the sale of Corinthian Colleges to a debt collection company.  The more »

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Federal Government Joins Prime Healthcare Whistleblower Suit


The federal government is joining the whistleblower case of James Hoyer client Karin Berntsen against Prime Healthcare Services, its founder Dr. Prem Reddy, and more than a dozen of its hospitals.  Prime is a fast growing company that owns more than 40 hospitals nationwide. The whistleblower suit, which was unsealed in December of 2013, alleges Prime more »

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