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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 [&hellip… Continue Reading

D.C. District Court Dismisses FCA Case Against Contractor Under Rule 9(b)

Posted in Rule 9(b) Decisions
On January 11, 2011, a District of Columbia district court dismissed with prejudice a False Claims Act case against a government contractor under Rule 9(b) in a relator-only action. See United States ex rel. Folliard v. Hewlard-Packard Co., Civil No. 07-1969 (D.D.C.). The Relator, a former HP sales rep that sold information technology products and [&hellip… Continue Reading