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Michael J. Salmanson

Michael Salmanson’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • U.S. ex rel Feldman v. Cornell University and van Gorp

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Date:
    Sep 05, 2012
    Outcome:
    jury verdict and attorneys fee award of approximately $1.6 million; verdict upheld by 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals September 5, 2012
    Description:
    Federal False Claims Act case alleging that defendants misappropriated federal training grant funds.
  • Lawson v. Fortis

    Practice Area:
    Employee Benefits
    Outcome:
    3rd Circuit Ct. of Appeals upheld judgment for plaintiffs
    Description:
    Insurance coverage dispute involving treatment for leukemia. The question was whether plaintiff's treatment for a fever triggered the pre-existing condition exclusion in her health insurance policy.
  • U.S. ex rel. Bultena v. Highmark

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Outcome:
    $38.5 million settlement
    Description:
    Whistleblower case alleging that defendant misrespresented its federal conracting performance as a Medicare intermediary
  • In re John S.

    Practice Area:
    Discrimination
    Date:
    Jul 13, 2011
    Outcome:
    $3.7 million award for plaintiff
    Description:
    Binding Arbitration of claim brought under Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Pennsylvania Human Relations Act