Grant & Eisenhofer FCA Practice releases free Mobile Phone App for Apple and Android devices

New app – available for Apple and Android devices – is valuable, portable resource on whistleblower rights and protections, with key checklists and overview of state and federal laws; app provides extra privacy and discretion for individuals reporting illegal activity.

WASHINGTON, DC (September 25, 2013) – Leading whistleblower law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. has released a new mobile application for Apple and Android devices, “Whistleblower Laws: Know Your Rights”… Read full Press Release
The free app can be downloaded here for Android (requires v. 2.2 and up), and here  for Apple.

Grant & Eisenhofer Represents Whistleblowers in Justice Department $257 Million Civil Settlement with Wyeth over Unlawful Marketing of Rapamune

Pfizer subsidiary pleads guilty to off-label marketing of powerful immunosuppresent Rapamune; settlement latest in series of major off-label whistleblower cases by G&E against Abbott, GlaxoSmithKline and Amgen

WASHINGTON, DC (July 30, 2013) – Leading whistleblower law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. represented two key whistleblowers behind a $257.4 million settlement announced today between drugmaker Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Pfizer, and the U.S. Department of Justice stemming from alleged marketing abuses of Wyeth’s powerful immunosuppressant drug Rapamune… Read full Press Release

Firm Director Adam Levitt speaks with Reuters on GMOs and Crop Contamination

U.S. wheat markets were roiled by reports in May that unauthorized genetically modified wheat developed by Monsanto Corp had been discovered growing in a field in Oregon.

With GMOs back in the news, Adam Levitt, who leads G&E’s consumer practice group, spoke with Reuters about what has changed in the decade since he began litigating crop contamination cases… Read the full June 19 Reuters interview

Grant & Eisenhofer Secures Largest Cash Settlement Ever in Shareholder Derivative Lawsuit: $139 Million Recovered for News Corp

Recovery stems from claims arising over News Corp phone hacking scandal and company’s acquisition of Shine Group; settlement also includes extensive corporate governance reforms.

WILMINGTON, DE (April 22, 2013) – Law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. announced that it has reached a $139 million settlement in the 2011 derivative action on behalf of News Corporation shareholders.  The recovery represents the largest cash derivative settlement on record. The settlement also includes extensive corporate governance reforms undertaken by the global media giant in the aftermath of the shareholder litigation… Read full Press Release

Grant & Eisenhofer co-counsel in Class Action Against Groeb Farms and Honey Solutions, Alleging Suppliers Sold Tainted Honey From China

Suit filed by domestic producers alleges two largest industrial honey suppliers in U.S. imported mislabeled, adulterated honey from China; complaint follows nearly five-year “Honeygate” investigation led by U.S. Department of Homeland Security; law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. is co-counsel to plaintiffs

CHICAGO (April 19, 2013) – Three domestic honey producers – Adee Honey Farms, Bill Rhodes Honey Company, LLC, and Hackenberg Apiaries – filed a class action complaint this week in the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In addition to the three named honey producers, the lawsuit asserts claims on behalf of a nationwide class defined as all individuals and entities “with commercial beekeeping operations (300 or more hives) that produced and sold honey in the United States during the period from 2001 to the present”… Read full Press Release