WINK-TV News, a CBS affiliate based in Fort Myers, Fla., interviewed TELG whistleblower client Joseph Ting and TELG principal David Scher about the federal government’s $34.7 million settlement with cancer-care giant 21st Century Oncology, which had been accused of billing Medicare for unnecessary services.
Modern Healthcare interviewed R. Scott Oswald, managing principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm, about state laws that reward whistleblowers who report fraud against private healthcare insurers: Lawsuits filed under potentially lucrative California, Illinois insurer fraud laws may increase.
Sun Journal (Lewiston, Me.)
The Sun Journal in Lewiston, Me., reported on a favorable development in the case of Christopher Venegas, a client of The Employment Law Group® law firm — the granting of class-action status under state law for Mr. Venegas’ claim that he and his fellow workers were underpaid as they helped to restore a historic airliner in Maine: Federal judge rules against Lufthansa in restoration pay lawsuit.
Noticias Univision Washington D.C.
Fresh Outlook, a popular talk show on the Ebru TV cable channel, interviewed Tom Harrington, principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm, about the prevalence and consequences of hate speech in the workplace: Hate Speech
Ring of Fire Radio
Ring of Fire Radio podcast host Sam Seder interviewed David Scher, principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm, about shady dealings at Corinthian Colleges, the for-profit educator: Questionable Practices at Corinthian Colleges.
MarketWatch interviewed David Scher, principal of The Employment Law Group® law firm, about the case of Rodney Lipscomb, a TELG client who has sued ITT Educational Services, Inc., a for-profit educator, for fraud against the federal government: Whistleblower suit against for-profit college charges schemes against students
District of Columbia Bar
Andrew M. Witko, an associate at The Employment Law Group®, takes a few minutes to discuss with R. Scott Oswald the upcoming course “Changing Currents in Employment Law,” which Oswald will chair and moderate. The course has been hosted by the D.C. Bar Continuing Legal Education Program for nearly a decade now.
Reuters quoted R. Scott Oswald, managing principal, The Employment Law Group®, about the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision regarding whistleblower protections under the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act: Whistleblower Wins U.S. Appeals Court Victory; Split Created.
The Brian Crabtree Radio Show
The Bryan Crabtree Radio Show interviewed David Scher, principal, The Employment Law Group® about Kentucky Court Clerk Kim Davis being released from jail after denying marriage licenses to homosexual couples: David Scher Talks, “Kim Davis, Released From Kentucky Jail”.
The Bryan Crabtree Radio Show
The Bryan Crabtree Radio Show interviewed David Scher, principal, The Employment Law Group® about Kentucky Court Clerk Kim Davis denying marriage licenses to homosexual couples and the role of religious accommodations in the workplace: The Anti-Gay Kentucky County Court Clerk: Why she is hurting conservatives with her actions.
Healthcare Risk Management
Healthcare Risk Management quoted Tom Harrington, principal, The Employment Law Group®, about how healthcare providers should approach patient concerns about caregivers based on religion, race, gender, or sexual orientation: Providers Must Tread Carefully if Patient Objects to Caregiver.
The Wall Street Journal's Risk and Compliance Report Blog
The Wall Street Journal’s Risk and Compliance Blog quoted R. Scott Oswald, managing principal, The Employment Law Group®, about how the Obama administration is toughening up on employers who may be trying to hide their use of independent contractors: The Morning Risk Report: Multi-Pronged Employment Crackdown Underway.
The Guardian quoted R. Scott Oswald, managing principal, The Employment Law Group®, in its article about the Supreme Court’s historic ruling last week to legalize same-sex marriage and what this ruling means for businesses and HR managers: Beyond Tweets and Logos: Why the Supreme Court Decision on Gay Rights was a Business Victory.
The CheatSheet.com quoted Nicholas Woodfield, principal, The Employment Law Group®, about social media mistakes that can get you fired from your job. Creating a post that is racist, sexist, or offensive in another way could result in termination. According to Mr. Woodfield, employers are required by law to maintain a diverse and respectful workplace: 7 Social Media Mistakes That Can Get You Fired From Your Job.
Law360.com interviewed R. Scott Oswald, managing principal, The Employment Law Group®, as part of a story exploring the top 15 labor and employment law cases adjudicated by the U.S. Supreme Court since 2000: Top 15 High Court Employment Rulings Of The Past 15 Years.
American Express’ news website, OPEN Forum, quoted R. Scott Oswald, managing principal, The Employment Law Group®, in its article about the Supreme Court’s historic ruling last week to legalize same-sex marriage and what this ruling means for small businesses: What Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Could Mean for Small Business.
The Bryan Crabtree Show
The Bryan Crabtree Radio Show interviewed David Scher, principal, The Employment Law Group®, about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling making same sex marriage legal nationwide and its implications for the workplace and religious institutions: Legal Gay Marriage: What are the legal consequences for your business or Church?
Law360 reported that a Massachusetts federal judge has ruled that a $13 million False Claims Act lawsuit against Excelitas will continue without implicating its former owner, PerkinElmer Inc. Excelitas is accused by former employee Eric Rodwell of providing flawed equipment to the U.S. government through multiple defense contracts. Rodwell is represented by The Employment Law Group®: Excelitas Stuck In $13M FCA Suit Over Switches For Military.