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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

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… Continue Reading