Loevy + Loevy secures $13 million win for Medicare fraud whistleblower

Loevy + Loevy secured a $12,975,000 settlement in a whistleblower case where our client alleged that his employer, LifeWatch Services, was violating Medicare and Medicaid regulations by using technicians in India—many of whom were not properly certified—to analyze heart scans. The lawsuit alleged this practice was illegal because the law only allows Medicare and Medicaid to pay for technicians in the United States. Our client brought this practice to light by using the False Claims Act to file a lawsuit on behalf of the government. United States ex. rel. Cieszynski v. LifeWatch Services, Inc., Case No. 13-cv-4052 (N.D. Ill.).

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If you or your property were impacted by the demolition of the smokestack at the former Crawford Coal Plant in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood in April 2020, you may be entitled to compensation from a class action settlement. You can learn more about the settlement and file a claim at www.littlevillagesmokestack.com. If you have questions, you may also contact the attorneys working on the settlement by calling (800) 244-0942.