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The Federal Government Cracks Down on a Kickback Scheme

A grand jury has indicted four men on an allegedly $34 million kickback scheme. The felonies in question are conspiracy and fraud.  Specifically, conspiracy and fraud relating to a federal health care program.  Currently, there is no set trial date, but there will definitely be consequences from this move by the U.S government. The full […] Read More

Mega-Research Firm Gartner Sues Insurer for Refusing to Pay Losses From Events Cancelled Due to COVID-19

    Gartner, a large research and consulting firm that hosts events worldwide recently filed suit against insurer U.S. Specialty Insurance Company for refusing to honor coverage under special event cancellation coverage purchased by Gartner. Click here to read a copy of the complaint.    

Griffin and Lawley et. al. v. Benefytt Technologies Inc. and Health Plan Intermediaries

On May 5, 2020 Johnstone Carroll and Whatley Kallas filed a class action complaint against marketers of junk insurance plans in William James Griffin and Ashley Lawley et. al. v. Benefytt Technologies Inc. and Health Plan Intermediaries. The suit alleges that Benefytt Technologies and the defendants established a sophisticated enterprise to market junk insurance plans […] Read More

McCarver et. al. v. City of Pelham

On March 16, 2020, Johnstone Carroll filed suit against the City of Pelham in McCarver et. al v. City of Pelham. The suit alleges that Pelham agreed to pay an educational incentive of an additional five or ten percent of base pay to city employees who received qualifying degrees. The city offered this benefit to […] Read More