Tag Archives: claims

Army sergeant's claims he saved life with pen, sweatshirt called into question

An Army sergeant’s story that he saved the life of a Texas car crash victim with a ballpoint pen and a New Orleans Saints sweatshirt has come under increasing scrutiny after local firefighters said the victim’s injuries did not match the soldier’s claims. On Jan. 9, the Army’s public affairs blog posted the story of Sgt. Trey… Read More »

Healthcare accounted for bigger portion of 2018 DOJ false claims recoveries – Becker's Hospital Review

Of the $ 2.8 billion the Department of Justice recovered from False Claims Act cases in 2018, $ 2.5 billion involved the healthcare industry, according to the department’s year-end recap. Last year the department recovered $ 3.7 billion in False Claims Act settlements and judgments, with $ 2.4 billion involving the healthcare industry. The largest… Read More »

Blackpool hospital worker held over 'poisoning' claims

A healthcare professional at a hospital has been arrested over the alleged administration of poison or a noxious substance to patients. Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust raised concerns over care to some patients on 8 November, Lancashire Police said. The allegations related to the alleged mistreatment and neglect of some patients on the stroke… Read More »