Whistleblower Lawsuits at U.S. Clinical Pathology Laboratories Are Rising

When a clinical laboratory or pathology company uses sales schemes or business practices that violate federal law, employees unhappy about this situation often file whistleblower lawsuits

Whistleblower activity across the medical laboratory industry seems to be increasing. This can be both a positive and a negative trend for pathologists and clinical laboratory managers.

On the positive side, a whistleblower lawsuit that is joined by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and state attorney generals is one way to curb the illegal marketing and business practices of those medical lab companies willing to gain a competitive market advantage by pushing their interpretation of federal and state laws beyond legal limits. (more…)