Miami United States Attorney, Miami-Dade County, and Whistleblower Marjan Mazza reach $10 Million Settlement in False Claims Act Action Brought By the Josephs Law Firm, Diamond McCarthy LLP and Sadowski Fischer PLLC
Pursuant to that settlement, Defendants are paying the United States $6,038,767.90, and the whistleblower is receiving the highest percentage allowed as a qui tam award under the False Claims Act. Ms. Mazza will receive an additional $1,664,106.05 settlement payment for her retaliation claims, and her attorneys will receive $2,250,000 million in attorneys’ fees, for a total settlement payment, to the United States, Ms. Mazza, and her attorneys, of $9,952,873.95.
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Additional coverage of the Josephs Law Firm’s successful recovery:
The Miami Herald: Unanimously approved a $10 million settlement for a whistle-blower lawsuit filed by a fired Miami-Dade transit official who raised objections to mishandled transportation grants several years ago.
El Nuevo Herald : Ex empleada de Miami-Dade gana millones en acuerdo por demanda