Whistleblower Claims / Qui Tam
A whistleblower / qui tam action is a civil action filed by a private citizen on behalf of the government reporting false claims submitted to the government for payment. Examples include billing the government for duplicative or unnecessary services, or over billing the government for services. The person who brings this action is more commonly known as a whistleblower.
Whistleblower / qui tam actions are essential in holding contractors accountable for charges submitted to the government for payment. It is also essential in holding medical providers accountable for the services they provide to patients and charges submitted to Medicare and Medicaid.
Our team of experienced attorneys are committed to pursuing qui tam cases that can expose fraud and prevent taxpayers’ money from being used to benefit criminals.
If you have any knowledge about fraudulent claims being submitted to the government, you may be entitled to recover at least fifteen percent of the total amount recovered by the government. There are certain statutes of limitations regarding qui tam actions so you should contact an attorney as soon as possible.
Once you talk a Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd. attorney regarding the fraud, a whistleblower / qui tam action may be filed on your behalf which alerts the government to the fraud. At Tzangas Plakas Mannos, Ltd. we will aggressively represent your interests and steadfastly guard your rights.