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  • Eleventh Circuit affirms summary judgment for defendant in retaliatory relief lawsuit filed by defendant’s former employees under False Claims Act, finding that lawsuit could not be maintained since defendant had not actually filed any false claims with the government

    On January 19, 2021, in Hickman, et al. v. Spirit of Athens, Alabama, Inc., No. 19-10945, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s summary judgment...

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  • Florida Fifth DCA remands case brought under Florida Private Whistleblower Act for new trial after concluding that trial court erroneously instructed jury using "motivating factor" causation standard

    On October 30, 2020, in Chaudhry v. Adventist Health System Sunbelt, Inc., No. 5D18-2380, the Florida Fifth DCA affirmed a trial court order setting aside a jury's award to the plaintiff...

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  • Florida First DCA affirms summary judgment denying claim of school district employee under the Florida Whistleblower’s Act, concluding that plaintiff’s letter asking for higher rate of pay was not a protected disclosure under the Act

    On June 29, 2020, in Pickford v. Taylor County School District, No. 1D19-1924, the Florida First DCA affirmed a trial court’s summary judgment for the defendant ...

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  • Eleventh Circuit reverses district court, finds that sufficient evidence supported verdict against defendant nursing home facilities in False Claims Act case filed by former employee

    On June 25, 2020, in Ruckh v. Salus Rehabilitation, LLC, et al, No. 18-10500, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court ruling which had set aside ...

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  • Florida Fourth DCA affirms jury verdict and judgment for plaintiff in case brought under Florida’s Whistleblower Act

    On May 27, 2020, in Le Publications, Inc., et al, v. Kohl, No. 4D19-2053, the Florida Fourth DCA affirmed a jury verdict in favor of the plaintiff ...

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  • Florida Third DCA affirms trial court order entering judgment for defendant City of Miami in in whistleblower’s lawsuit for retaliatory termination, rules that plaintiff failed to exhaust administrative remedies

    On December 26, 2019, in Igwe v. City of Miami, No. 3D18-2147, the Florida Third DCA affirmed a trial court order granting the City of Miami’s motion to set aside the verdict ...

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  • Florida First DCA affirms dismissal of whistleblower complaint brought by public university student, concluding that only public employees are entitled to the protections of the Florida Whistle-blowers Act

    On May 6, 2019, in Bradford v. Florida A&M University Board of Trustees , the Florida First DCA affirmed the dismissal of a whistleblower complaint that had been filed with the Florida Commission of ...

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  • Florida Fourth DCA denies certiorari petition of plaintiff whistleblower seeking temporary employment reinstatement under Florida Whistle-blower’s Act.

    On May 1, 2019, in Hatfield v. North Broward Hospital District , No. 4D18-3483, the Florida Fourth DCA denied the petition of a plaintiff for certiorari review of a trial court order denying her ...

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  • Florida Second DCA rules that plaintiff’s lawsuit under Florida Whistle-blower’s Act was subject to dismissal for failure to first pursue administrative remedies

    On April 26, 2019, in The School Board of Hillsborough County v. Woodford , No. 2D18-1463, the Florida Second DCA reversed a trial court’s denial of the defendant school board’s motion to dismiss in a ...

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  • Florida Fifth DCA affirms trial court's dismissal of plaintiff's claim brought under Florida Whistleblower's Act

    On November 16, 2018, in Griffin v. Deloach , Case No. 5D17-2449, the Florida Fifth DCA affirmed the trial court’s dismissal of a plaintiff’s claim brought under Florida Whistleblower’s Act, ...

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  • Florida First DCA reverses trial's court's summary judgment for defense in whistleblower violation case involving alleged improper termination of county employee

    On May 25, 2018, in Gainey v. Washington County, Florida , No. 1D16-2499, the Florida First DCA reversed a trial’s court’s summary judgment for the defendant county in a whistleblower violation case ...

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  • Florida Third DCA reverses trial court's judgment for defendant on pleadings, citing contested issue as to whether whistleblower had reported complaints to "appropriate local official"

    On September 20, 2017, in Escalona v. City of Miami Beach , No. 3D16-2304, the Florida Third DCA reversed a trial court’s judgment on the pleadings in favor of the defendant City in a case brought by ...

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