Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Boston Scientific Proceeds in Federal Court

Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Boston Scientific Proceeds in Federal Court

A whistleblower lawsuit brought by former employees of Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corp. accuses the company of presenting fraudulent claims and engaging in an kickback schem ...

Cheerleader Class Action Lawsuit Averted by Oakland Raiders

Cheerleader Class Action Lawsuit Averted by Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders franchise of the National Football League has averted a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of approximately 90 cheerleaders who worked for the team between ...

Rocket Fuel Lawsuit Investigation Re: Ad Fraud

Rocket Fuel Lawsuit Investigation Re: Ad Fraud

Audet & Partners, LLP reports that Rocket Fuel, Inc. may have sold advertising inventory to customers possibly viewed more often by automated computer programs, or "bots," rath ...

Dentastix Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Dentastix Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating claims that may form the basis of a class action lawsuit against Mars Petcare, parent company of Pedigree, the manufacturer of Dentastix ...

Employment Class Actions for Wage Violations On The Rise

Employment Class Actions for Wage Violations On The Rise

In what is coming to be referred to as "wage theft," the New York Times is reporting on an escalating number of class action lawsuits brought on behalf of employees of major U.S. c ...

Drivers Deemed Employees of FedEx, Not Independent Contractors

Drivers Deemed Employees of FedEx, Not Independent Contractors

In an opinion issued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Federal Express delivery drivers have been legally classified as employees of FedEx, rather than independent contractors ...

Phoenix VA Hospital Under Fire After New OIG Report

Phoenix VA Hospital Under Fire After New OIG Report

Audet & Partners, LLP reports that a new report issued by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has shed new light on the degree of ...

Navistar Lawsuit Investigation Involving Maxxforce EGR Diesel Engines

Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating class action claims raised in a Navistar lawsuit that the company’s Maxxforce EGR diesel engine may have been sold to consumers in a defective and unreasonably dangerous condition in model years 2008-2013. Recent claims coming to the attention of Audet & Partners, LLP suggest that Navistar trucks sold in these model years were equipped with the Maxxforce EGR di ...

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Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Boston Scientific Proceeds in Federal Court

A whistleblower lawsuit brought by former employees of Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corp. accuses the company of presenting fraudulent claims and engaging in an kickback scheme with doctors involving its Precision Plus spinal cord stimulation system. Two former Boston Scientific employees filed the case alleging that, in addition to presenting fraudulent Medicare claims, the company pushed a non-approv ...

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Cheerleader Class Action Lawsuit Averted by Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders franchise of the National Football League has averted a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of approximately 90 cheerleaders who worked for the team between 2010 and 2013. The class action lawsuit, which originally had been brought by lead plaintiff and Raiderette “Lacy T,” alleged that during the class period, each of the Raiderettes were paid $1,250 for an entire season which allege ...

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Rocket Fuel Lawsuit Investigation Re: Ad Fraud

Audet & Partners, LLP reports that Rocket Fuel, Inc. may have sold advertising inventory to customers possibly viewed more often by automated computer programs, or "bots," rather than by human beings.  In an expose published earlier this year, the Financial Times reported on a Rocket Fuel advertising inventory sold to Mercedes Benz that proved to consist largely of views by automated technology.  The Fi ...

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Dentastix Class Action Lawsuit Investigation

Audet & Partners, LLP is investigating claims that may form the basis of a class action lawsuit against Mars Petcare, parent company of Pedigree, the manufacturer of Dentastix dog treats.  For some time, Pedigree has been marketing Dentastix as facilitating "up to 80% tartar reduction" in dogs who chew Dentastix.  The National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, however ...

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Employment Class Actions for Wage Violations On The Rise

In what is coming to be referred to as "wage theft," the New York Times is reporting on an escalating number of class action lawsuits brought on behalf of employees of major U.S. companies to recover wages lost as a result of state and federal employment law violations.  Employment laws and regulations in California and other states, as well as federal law, set forth specific guidelines that must be followe ...

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Drivers Deemed Employees of FedEx, Not Independent Contractors

In an opinion issued by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Federal Express delivery drivers have been legally classified as employees of FedEx, rather than independent contractors as was argued by the company.  Audet & Partners, LLP has handled many wage and hour employment class actions on behalf of thousands of employees and believes that this FedEx ruling will have wide-ranging implications in many ...

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Phoenix VA Hospital Under Fire After New OIG Report

Audet & Partners, LLP reports that a new report issued by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has shed new light on the degree of substandard care rendered to U.S. veterans within the Phoenix VA hospital system. The extensive OIG Report (click here to access the complete Report) scrutinized medical records and additional information related to the care of 3, ...

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Class Action Against Whole Foods Challenges Homeopathic Claims

Audet & Partners, LLP reports that a new class action lawsuit recently brought in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida challenges claims made by Whole Foods Market, Inc. regarding products including Cough Ease for Kids, Cough Ease, Flu Ease and Arnica Montana 30C.  Each of these claims are based on the assertion that the company extracted a premium for these products from potenti ...

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Class Action Against Whole Foods Challenges Homeopathic Claims

Audet & Partners, LLP reports that a new class action lawsuit recently brought in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida challenges claims made by Whole Foods Market, Inc. regarding products including Cough Ease for Kids, Cough Ease, Flu Ease and Arnica Montana 30C.  Each of these claims are based on the assertion that the company extracted a premium for these products from potenti ...

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