Criminal Charges Announced in $600 Million So Cal Healthcare Fraud Case


Phillip Sobol ( Pictured Left)  may be sentenced to 10 years in prison and 4 others may face similiar sentences.
According to a Press release issued by the Department of Justice, several convictions were made as the investigations expands in the Healthcare Fraud ( Kickback) Case. 



Dubbed Operation Spinal Tap, FBI, Office of Inspector General and other agenicies is continuing the investigation into more doctors and Executives. In a series of related cases announced today, the former chief financial officer (CFO) of a Long Beach, California, hospital, two orthopedic surgeons and two others have been charged in long-running health care fraud schemes that illegally referred thousands of patients for spinal surgeries and generated nearly $600 million in fraudulent billings over an eight-year period.

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Amazon Hit with Second Background Check FCRA Class Action Lawsuit

As with many employers, Amazon ( the online retailer) was hit with  a second FCRA class action lawsuit. 

Accordiing to topclassactions.com,a class action lawsuit filed by Plaintiff Theo Feldstein alleges he was initially offered a job working for Amazon but the offer was withdrawn after the company received a negative background check conducted as part of the employment process.

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Topics: FCRA, class action lawsuit

Disney FCRA Background Check Class Action Lawsuit Continues

Employers were reminded On September 30th of 2015 that adverse action policies and procedures are a legal minefield if not handled with precision.

In his response to a motion filed with  the courts, Judge Steven Wilson granted plaintiff's motion to remand in the Walt Disney FCRA Class Action Lawsuit regarding pre-adverse action and adverse action procedures.

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Topics: class action, Adverse Action

Genesis Healthcare Wins FCRA Background Check Lawsuit



In a great ruling for US based employers, U.S. District Judge Mark Kearney rules that Genesis HealthCare LLC (Genesis) did not violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when it employed a third party to conduct a criminal history background check on a potential employee.


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Topics: FCRA, Adverse Action

Ban the Box Movement in the State of Oregon

Ban the Box Movement in the State of Oregon

This month, Oregon House and Senate approved legislation to support the Ban the Box movement that has been spreading through the country. House Bill 3025 (H.B. 3025) has been passed along to Governor Kate Brown for the signature to pass the bill.


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Topics: Ban the Box, hiring compliance

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