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Falsity And The FCA: The First Circuit’s Blackstone And Amgen Decisions (Part I)

Posted in Decisions Interpreting FCA Elements
The False Claims Act does not define what types of claims are “false.” Consequently, one of the key battles at the motion to dismiss stage in FCA litigation is whether the conduct alleged by the plaintiff can give rise to a “false” claim as a matter of law. For the past decade, courts addressing this … Continue Reading

New Initiative To Lead To Increased Investigations Under The New York FCA

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Earlier today, newly elected New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a two-part initiative that he claims will lead to increased investigations under the New York False Claims Act. Specifically, Attorney General Schneiderman announced: 1. The New York AG’s office will establish a New Taxpayer Protection Unit to investigate large scale tax fraud and government … Continue Reading

Calfornia Court Dismisses State FCA Case Alleging Reverse False Claims By Bank

Posted in Decisions Interpreting FCA Elements
On January 11, 2011, in State of California ex rel. Joseph McCann et al. v. Bank of America, N.A. et al, a California Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court’s dismissal of an action under the California False Claims Act based on Bank of America’s alleged failure to return to the State credits resulting from … Continue Reading

Indiana False Claims Act Suit Filed Against 78 State Prosecutors

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On November 19, 2010, a qui tam complaint was unsealed against 78 Indiana prosecutors alleging violations of the Indiana False Claims Act. The complaint alleges that the prosecutors violated the Indiana FCA by failing to pay into the Indiana common school fund the net proceeds of criminal forfeiture actions… Continue Reading
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