Category Archives: Whistleblower Protection

D.C. Schools Food Vendor Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit for $19 million

Chartwells and Thompson Hospitality, the largest food vendor for the District’s public school system, has agreed to settle a whistleblower lawsuit for $19 million.

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VA Whistleblower Accuses Agency of Improper Spending on Federal Charge Cards

Members of a congressional subcommittee were not happy with testimony last week from senior officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) at a hearing looking into improper use of federal charge cards. The hearing was called because of a …

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Perceived Whistleblower in Washington State Awarded $1 Million

A man who was perceived as a whistleblower has been awarded $1 million. The jury verdict, which was issued on March 26, 2015, was issued after finding that the man’s demotion was a retaliatory action by his employer. The plaintiff …

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Whistleblower Wins Settlement in Lawsuit against Southwest Airlines

A Southwest Airlines mechanic who alleges that he was disciplined for finding and reporting cracks in the fuselage of a Boeing 737-700 has won a settlement.

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Johnson & Johnson Facing Two Governmental Probes Concerning Medical Devices

In separate disclosures, health care products giant, Johnson & Johnson, stated that government investigations are underway concerning two of its medical device products. Both its hip devices and its surgical mesh are involved in government probes, Bloomberg Businessweek, reports. Hip …

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Seafood Industry Whistleblowers Protected Under False Claims Act

It seems that red snapper might be adulterated and labels might not be accurately indicating the actual fish in the packages consumers are purchasing. The nonprofit ocean protection group, Oceana, conducted a large study of fish purchased and genetically tested …

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