The lede in the August 7, 2017 edition of South Carolina Lawyers Weekly feature news of a recent $280 million federal False Claims Act (FCA) settlement with Celgene Corp. involving Dick Harpootlian and Chris Kenney. …Read More
A $280 million federal False Claims Act (FCA) settlement between the United States government and pharmaceutical giant Celgene Corporation is being reported this morning by Bloomberg News and Law360. The settlement was reached after the United States declined to “intervene”…Read More
LOS ANGELES, July 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On the eve of trial, Bio Pharma giant, Celgene Corporation, has agreed to pay $280 million to resolve allegations it sold and promoted its blockbuster drugs,…Read More
An article by Dick Harpootlian and Chris Kenney has been published in a special Presidential Inauguration Issue of the Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review. The article, “Jury Practice in Post-Truth America: A Cautionary Note” (4 Emory Corp….Read More
A September 10, 2016 article by The State Newspaper reports on a federal lawsuit against a West Columbia clinic that dispensed methadone to a patient whose vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic and struck another vehicle, killing 16-year old Stephen Cooper Gunnells,…Read More
A July 23, 2016 article by The State Newspaper’s John Monk reports a federal whistleblower lawsuit against Lexington Medical Center (LMC) has been settled for $17 million.
The case, brought by former LMC neurologist David Hammett, alleged the hospital illegally compensated employee physicians like Dr….
Shaping Sound at the Koger Center
Kate Harpootlian, Season 12 contestant on So You Think You Can Dance, returns to her native Columbia next week with Emmy-winning choreographer and SYTUCD alum Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound dance company for a performance at the Koger Center….
Dick Harpootlian’s appearance on MSNBC with Kate Snow commenting on a new poll showing a virtual tie in the Democratic race….Read More
Richard A. Harpootlian, P.A., is excited to see Dick’s daughter, Kate Harpootlian, perform with Shaping Sound at The Koger Center on February 3! Kate was a contestant on Season 12 of So You Think You Can Dance and has joined Shaping Sound,…Read More
A December 11, 2015 article by Tim Smith of the Greenville News quotes Dick Harpootlian and other criminal justice and law enforcement sources in response to the paper’s report that South Carolina has seen 11 mass shootings in 2015. …Read More
According to the April 8, 2014 edition of The State Newspaper, Robin Smith, a former Alvin S. Glenn jail guard, is scheduled to to be sentenced Wednesday morning in federal court in Columbia. Smith pled guilty last December to beating of a mentally ill,…Read More
A January 21, 2014 article by The State Newspaper’s John Monk reporting on a federal whistleblower lawsuit has been republished by the military publication Stars and Stripes.
The article reports on whistleblower claims filed in federal court that, “Since 2007, a major trucking company and an affiliate allegedly have bilked the U.S….