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Court Denies Motion to Dismiss in FCA Case Against Lance Armstrong

Posted in Decisions Interpreting FCA Elements, Relator Issues
On June 19, 2014, a memorandum opinion was issued in United States ex rel. Landis v. Tailwind Sports Corp., et al., No. 10-cv-00976 (RLW) (D.D.C.), refusing to dismiss the lawsuit against cyclist Lance Armstrong and a number of associations for alleged violations of the False Claims Act. The alleged violations arose in connection with two… Continue Reading

Former Teammate Brings FCA Case Against Lance Armstrong

Posted in Investigations
Can an athlete who has used performance enhancing drugs face FCA liability? A court somewhere in this country may soon face that question, according to the Wall Street Journal and the New York Daily News, which reported last week that 2006 Tour de France winner Floyd Landis has filed a False Claims Act suit against his… Continue Reading