JESCO Construction Corp. filed suit in Mississippi on Friday accusing Illinois officials of conspiring with federal and state emergency authorities to deny it more than $30 million in payment on a pair of contracts to provide flood relief services in 2008.
Zurich American Insurance Co. and an affiliate filed suit in Pennsylvania on Thursday alleging that a third insurer should be required to cover R.M. Shoemaker Co. in underlying litigation over its allegedly faulty workmanship for a New Jersey county's construction project.
A former New Hampshire insurance analyst slapped two state insurance officials with a whistleblower suit Thursday, alleging they fired her because she refused to skew a bidding process for a health care reform contract to favor a Utah consultant.
A federal judge refused Friday to dismiss a suit brought by a former District of Columbia employee who claims his superiors retaliated against him for speaking out about pressure to rubber-stamp fraudulent and wasteful government contracts.
The D.C. Circuit ruled Friday that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services incorrectly denied Medicare reimbursements to a Texas cancer hospital for its inpatient costs, but correctly rejected its reimbursement request for outpatient costs.
A Fluor Corp. subsidiary has agreed to pay $4 million to resolve kickback and false claims allegations surrounding contracts to manage mixed radioactive waste at Washington state’s Hanford nuclear site, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
The owner of three companies that served as U.S. Navy subcontractors agreed Friday to plead guilty to charges he participated in a multimillion-dollar kickback scheme involving technology services contracts at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Rhode Island.
The federal government asked the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Friday to throw out a defense contractor’s suit to recover more than $4 million on an Iraq War contract, saying the company failed to follow the claims process.
Golden Manufacturing Co. Inc. launched a suit in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Thursday challenging the Defense Logistic Agency's decision to prematurely drop it from a competition for a contract to provide combat coats and trousers for the U.S. Army.
Deere & Co. asked a federal judge in Washington state Thursday to dismiss a qui tam suit alleging the equipment maker’s lending unit fraudulently issued $2 billion in senior unsecured debt under the U.S. government’s emergency liquidity program enacted during the financial crisis.
A ThyssenKrupp AG unit agreed on Thursday to pay $288,000 to 248 female applicants who were rejected for positions at its Tennessee elevator manufacturing facility, after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor.
A federal judge in California issued prison terms Thursday to four defendants who admitted they fraudulently obtained $8 million from the federal Overseas Private Investment Corp. for a bakery in Estonia, overriding the defense's calls for lesser sentences.
A Louisiana federal judge on Wednesday agreed to lower the offense level for an admitted E-Rate crook who took part in a scheme to rig bids for $2.5 million in government contracts for impoverished schools.
Federal officials told a Senate committee Thursday that the U.S. Small Business Administration must do a better job coordinating its oversight efforts with other agencies when partnering to award contracts to small businesses.
The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general on Monday criticized West Virginia's management of a $38 million federal weatherization grant, saying state agencies did not solicit competitive bids and prioritized weatherization for state employees and their relatives.
A New York federal judge refused on Tuesday to prevent prosecutors from contacting employees of Amgen Inc. during their investigation of allegations raised in a series of False Claims Act lawsuits accusing the drugmaker of providing kickbacks to health care providers.
Humana Inc. said Wednesday that the U.S. Government Accountability Office has upheld the Department of Defense’s decision to award the company a $23.5 billion contract to provide health insurance to troops and veterans in the South.
The U.S. Department of Defense on Tuesday outlined in a report to Congress its plans to reduce the military's reliance on oil and increase its use of alternative energy sources.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office decided Tuesday that it had the authority to rule on bid protests relating to task orders under flexible contracts with civilian agencies, despite the recent expiration of a law that defined the GAO's jurisdiction over such protests.
The Wornick Co. sued Houston Casualty Co. in Ohio on Wednesday seeking insurance coverage for $2.8 million the military rations provider paid in relation to the recall of 700,000 meals ready to eat contaminated by salmonella.