Webster Vicknair MacLeod is now representing health care providers and related businesses who have been over-charged by Stericycle, Inc. for the disposal of their waste. This conduct is not only a breach of Stericycle’s contract, but is also fraudulent, and may also allow our clients to recover other damages, such as punitive or treble, in addition to the excessive charges that were in violation of the contractual terms. Stericycle, Inc. is a bio-waste disposal company that was formed in 1989 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois. It has grown predominantly through acquisitions and is the leading collector of bio-waste in all 50 states. Stericycle, Inc. recently purchased “Shred-It” and now operates in 22 countries.
Its current client base includes hospitals, laboratories, physician practices, dental clinics, veterinarians, nursing facilities and other types of medically related businesses. Its clients also include states, municipalities and governmental agencies.
Stericycle, Inc. has already agreed to pay $26.75 million to settle a lawsuit claiming that the company engaged in fraudulent price increases to school districts, police departments and municipalities in 12 states. The District of Columbia and the Federal Government will also participate in this settlement. At this time, Webster Vicknair MacLeodis investigating potential cases for various medical providers, such as doctors, hospitals, dentists, and veterinarians. Webster Vicknair MacLeodwill review your contracts and has hired an accounting firm to calculate the amount of your damages.
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