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City Hall 'deceitful' in column about Steve King case | Opinion

December 18, 2018
I am one of the attorneys representing Stephen King, the deputy director of the City of Knoxville Engineering Department, who was recently returned to work by order of the hearing officer in Steve’s Civil Service grievance. After a 38-year career with the City Engineering Department, Mr. King was abruptly terminated on Aug. 31 because the city administration decided to abolish his position. Fortunately, the hearing officer ordered him to be returned to work with full back pay.
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Victor Ashe: Public servant Steve King restored to city job, in defeat for Mayor Rogero

November 27, 2018
It can truly be said Christmas came early this year to former Knoxville city engineering director Steve King.Bill Petty, special civil service hearing officer, ruled Tuesday that King must be offered retreat rights with the city engineering department after Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero abolished the deputy engineering director position.
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Breaking Legal News: Whistle Blower Lawsuit Results in Medicare Fraud Settlement of Forty-One Million Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($41,800,000)

October 2, 2011
KNOXVILLE, TN. (September 27, 2011) - Hill-Rom Company, Inc. entered into an agreement with the United States acting through the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services to pay forty-one million, eight hundred thousand dollars ($41,800,000) in settlement of a False Claims Act case filed in Federal Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Knoxville.
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Knox County, MPC to pay ex-manager $800K settlement in federal retaliation lawsuit

February 1, 2018
Knox County and the Metropolitan Planning Commission will pay $800,000 to a former MPC finance manager who filed a federal lawsuit alleging she was fired in 2014 for helping a female staffer pursue a sex discrimination and equal pay complaint.
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Breaking Legal News: Whistle Blower Lawsuit Results in Medicare/TennCare/Medicaid Fraud Settlement of Four Million, Three Hundred Sixty Thousand Dollars ($4,360,000.00). For immediate release May 4, 2012:

May 27, 2012
David A. Burkhalter, II Attorney 111 South Central Street Knoxville, TN 37902 Phone: (865) 524-4974 Fax: (865) 524-0172 david@burkhakterlaw.com www.burkhalterlaw.com APEX MEDICAL GROUP, D/B/A NEPHROLOGY CONSULTANTS, NASEEMUL SIDDIQI, M.D., AND NADEEM SIDDIQI, EXTRACORPOREAL TECHNOLOGIES, AND FORT SANDERS KIDNEY CENTER, INC. OF KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE, PAYS $4,360,000.00 TO SETTLE A WHISTLE BLOWER MEDICARE/TENNCARE/MEDICAID FRAUD SUIT. Fraud exposed […]
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