Larry Golston, a native of Birmingham, joined Beasley Allen in 2000. Prior to his working in the Fraud section, Larry worked in both the firm’s Business Litigation section and the Environmen... Read more
There were a number of settlements and verdicts around the country in whistleblower cases in August. This is an area of litigation that is expanding rapidly. I will mention a sampling of the... Read more
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has ordered that all of the lawsuits that accuse Target Corp of failing to protect customers from a data breach will be consolidated in th... Read more
A report from Bloomberg Businessweek reveals that Target received warnings from its own security specialists about last year’s massive security breach well before consumer data was stolen, b... Read more
The Dodd-Frank Act was passed in July 2010, establishing the SEC Office of the Whistleblower in 2011. The program was designed by Congress to provide monetary incentives for anyone who has k... Read more
The U.S. Department of Justice announced last month that Boston Scientific Corp. has agreed to a $30 million settlement under the False Claims Act (FCA) in a case alleging the company’s Guid... Read more
The federal government has intervened in a whistleblower lawsuit against United States Investigations Services LLC (USIS), a company that provides most of the vetting and investigations of e... Read more
Our firm has selected Ben Baker and Ted Meadows as the firm’s Litigators of the Year for 2012. This annual recognition is presented to the lawyer who demonstrates exceptional professional sk... Read more
The Internal Revenue Service has awarded $104 million to a former banker-turned-whistleblower. Bradley Birkenfield, a former banker at the Swiss bank UBS, provided federal investigators with... Read more
Valerie Scroggins came to work at the firm in September 2000 as a receptionist in the Consumer Fraud Section. She is now a Legal Secretary, working with Larry Golston. She has been in this p... Read more
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