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Frohsin & Barger News

Recent stories about Frohsin & Barger in the media:

June 19, 2012: Ambulance company Rural/Metro pays $5.4M to settle False Claims Act case brought by Frohsin & Barger whistleblower client.

July 5, 2011 : Frohsin & Barger Wins Million Plus Award in Fraud Jury Trial.

June 28, 2011 : Jim Barger quoted by NPR regarding fraud and abuse of the Medicare hospice benefit.

June 27, 2011 : New York Times profiles Frohsin & Barger whistleblower case in story on front page of Science and Health section regarding Medicare fraud.

May 4, 2011 : Frohsin & Barger wins summary judgment in $2.7 million fraud case.

April 28, 2011 : Henry Frohsin and Jim Barger again recognized by Super Lawyers.

March 31, 2011 : Complaint filed by the Department of Justice in Frohsin & Barger False Claims Act suit details false claims for routine dialysis transport by ambulance giant, Rural/Metro Corporation.

March 10, 2011 : Department of Justice moves to intervene in Frohsin & Barger False Claims Act case against national ambulance company, Rural/Metro Corporation and affiliates. Annual net revenue for the company has been more than half a billion dollars in recent years, the majority of which is funded by federal tax money.

March 1, 2011 : Henry Frohsin again named “Top Attorney” for white collar criminal defense by Birmingham Magazine.

February 28, 2011 : Frohsin & Barger Wins Habeas Corpus Petition, Vacating Honest Service Wire Fraud Conviction. After a nearly three-year battle, Russian helicopter expert and decorated U.S. Army veteran, Jeffrey Stayton, has been exonerated of honest services wire fraud in a groundbreaking ruling interpreting the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Skilling v. U.S. Frohsin & Barger’s representation of Jeffrey Stayton has been chronicled in the New York Post, Wired, and others.

February 18, 2011 : Frohsin & Barger Wins Summary Judgment in Embezzlement Case.

January 21, 2011 : Jim Barger named to the Committee for the Future of Children’s Hospital.

January 20, 2011 : Frohsin & Barger receives accolades from international publication. Corporate INTL magazine names Frohsin & Barger “Litigation Advisory Firm of the Year in Alabama” and “White Collar Crime Law Firm of the Year in Alabama.”

September 17, 2010 : U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of law firms places Frohsin & Barger in top tier.

July 29, 2010 : New Book Spotlights Henry Frohsin and Jim Barger’s Landmark ITAR and Arms Export Control Trial. HOMELAND SECURITY — with foreword by former Congressman Lee H. Hamilton, director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and Director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University — is a collection of important trials and investigations demonstrating the law and policy concerns related to the ever-present issue of homeland security.

July 20, 2010 : Henry Frohsin elected to Board of Directors of Kiwanis Club of Birmingham.

June 7, 2010 : Jim Barger named to Board of Trustees of University of Alabama School of Law Farrah Law Society.

May 5, 2010 : Frohsin & Barger attorneys are recognized by Super Lawyers. Once again, Henry Frohsin was recognized as a Super Lawyer in the area of white collar criminal defense. Jim Barger and Elliott Walthall were recognized as Rising Stars— a designation reserved for the top 2% of the country’s lawyers.

April 23, 2010 : Alabama Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Death Row Inmate James Allen Harrison, Jr. Jim Barger wins pro bono appeal for death row inmate whose trial was plagued by jury misconduct, reports The Birmingham News and the Associated Press. Frohsin & Barger dedicates a significant amount of time to pro bono representation of clients in cases regarding serious issues of injustice.

April 8, 2010 : University of Alabama Crimson Tide Foundation Establishes Frohsin & Barger Endowed Athletic Scholarship. Coach Mal Moore signs new scholarship named in honor of the law firm’s contributions to the University of Alabama and student-athletics.

March 1, 2010 : Henry Frohsin named one of  “the city’s top legal minds.” Spotlighted as receiving the highest available peer review rating among lawyers in Birmingham, Henry is listed as one of B-Metro’s “Top Lawyers.”

To read a complete list of news stories about Frohsin & Barger, visit our Press Room.

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