IRS Loses Motion to Dismiss Whistleblower Contract Claim

IRS Loses Motion to Dismiss Whistleblower Contract Claim

John Doe served as a confidential informant for the IRS in a criminal payroll and corporate income tax evasion investigation.  Doe claims that IRS agents promised to pay him a reward of 15% of any taxes collected because of information he provided to them about his...
Why Government Contract Terms Matter

Why Government Contract Terms Matter

The North American Landscaping, Construction and Dredge Company contracted with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to maintain the dredging of a creek in Virginia. The Corps was to pay North American based on the quantity of material it removed from the creek bed. The...
Fields of Dreams

Fields of Dreams

Patricia Fields was employed as an athletic trainer from June 7, 2010, to February 4, 2011, at the Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Base Camp in Lejeune, North Carolina. As a result of her struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder during her employment at...
Caring for Those Who Care for Our Veterans

Caring for Those Who Care for Our Veterans

                      As the Civil War drew to a close, President Lincoln spoke of the nation’s duty “to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan.” Today the primary...