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Whistleblower Attorney Jesse Hoyer Interviewed about For-profit College Rule Rollback

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ABC Action News interviewed James Hoyer partner Jesse Hoyer about the recent rollback in federal rules to protect for-profit college students and taxpayers. As lead attorney on several whistleblower cases against for-profits over the past 10 years, Hoyer is an expert on for-profits and knows well their tactics to take advantage of students.  Put your cursor more »

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Freedom Health Pays $32.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Case

The James Hoyer law firm served as local counsel in a whistleblower case against Freedom Health, which provides managed care services.  Freedom agreed to pay a total of $32.5 million to resolve allegations that it engaged in illegal schemes to maximize payments from the government for it’s Medicare Advantage plans. Here is the Department of more »

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$18 Million Settlement: IU Health/HealthNet Whistleblower Case

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Dr. Judy Robinson with Tyler & Koger families. 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 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

Boston University Assoc. Professor Maggie Mulvihill, James Hoyer law firm investigator Jim Ross & attorney  Jennifer Mansfield

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

James Hoyer Partner Jillian Estes interviewed by ABC Action News

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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