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Banner Health Whistleblower Part 4

How You Can Profit If your case is successful, you may receive up to 30 percent of the amount the government recovers from the defendant. In many cases this amount is in the millions of dollars. The actual amount recovered by the whistleblower depends on a number of factors, including the whistleblower’s level of contribution to the prosecution of the case against the government contractor. A successful whistleblower is also entitled to recover his or her attorneys’ fees, costs and reasonable expenses from the defendant. Do your own research before becoming a whistleblower, watch all 12 videos in this series. What Is Whistleblowing? Whistleblowing occurs when an individual assists the prosecution of an illegal act and receives part of any monetary penalty imposed. The False Claims Act (31 USC §§ 3729-3733) is a federal law which allows people who are not affiliated with the government to file actions claiming fraud against the government. The act of filing such actions is called “whistleblowing.” Persons filing under the Act stand to receive a portion (usually about 15-25 percent) of any recovered damages. The Act provides a legal tool to counteract fraudulent billings turned in to the Federal Government. Claims under the law have been filed by persons with insider knowledge of false claims which have typically involved health care, military, or other government spending programs.Since the 1986 amendments to the False Claims Act, the government has recovered over 24

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