Jeff Newman Law Announces $36 Million settlement in whistleblower case between British Medical Device Maker BTG PLC and D.O.J.

False Claims Act lawsuit revealed BTG subsidiary, Biocompatibles, fraudulently marketed its LC Bead device for uses that had been denied approval by the FDA BOSTON, MA, November 7, 2016 - Jeff Newman Law announced today that British medical device maker BTG PLC and its subsidiary, Biocompatibles, Inc., have agreed to pay $36 million...
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Skilled Nursing Facility owners charged in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud case

Philip Esformes, of Miami owners of more than 30 Miami-area skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, a hospital administrator and a physician’s assistant were charged with conspiracy, obstruction, money laundering and health care fraud in connection with a $1 billion scheme involving numerous Miami-based health care providers.  According to the indictment, Esformes operated...
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Jeff Newman Law ANNOUNCES $3.9 MILLION SETTLEMENT BY WINGATE HEALTHCARE, INC. AND ITS 16 NURSING FACILITIES IN MASSACHUSETTS AND NEW YORK

BOSTON, January 19, 2016 Jeff Newman Law today announced that Wingate Healthcare, Inc. (Wingate) which owns and manages 16 Skilled Nursing Facilities in Massachusetts and New York (list of locations), has agreed to settle a False Claims Act (FCA), "qui tam" lawsuit alleging Medicare billing fraud in causing SNF customers to bill for unreasonable...
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