Category Archives: Whistleblower Rewards

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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DaVita HealthCare Partners Settles Whistleblower Lawsuit for $495 Million

DaVita HealthCare Partners has announced that it will pay up to $495 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit. The Denver company is accused of defrauding the federal Medicare program of millions of dollars. The company, which is not admitting any …

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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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Senate Panel Approves Auto Industry Whistleblower Program

On Thursday, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee unanimously backed legislation that would offer whistleblower incentives to employees in the automobile industry. Reuters reports that all 12 Republican and Democrat members voted in favor of the legislation, sending it …

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Maine Agrees to Pay $142,000 to Whistleblower who Allegedly Faced Retaliation for Refusing to Shred Public Documents

A former division director for the Maine Center for Disease Control is to receive $142,000 to settle her whistleblower lawsuit. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services released the settlement agreement on Friday. According to Sun Journal, the whistleblower …

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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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