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Opening Brief Filed in Case Where Supreme Court is to Interpret FCA Statute of Limitations and First-to-File Bar

Posted in Decisions Interpreting FCA Elements
The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc., et al. v. United States ex. rel. Carter on July 1, 2014, as we noted in an earlier blog post. On August 29, the petitioners (defendants) filed their opening brief. This decision is important because the Court will decide (1) whether the Wartime … Continue Reading

Supreme Court to Decide Two Important False Claims Act Issues

Posted in Decisions Interpreting FCA Elements, Statute of Limitations
On July 1, 2014, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc., et al. v. United States ex. rel. Carter, which raises two issues central to False Claims Act litigation involving, respectively, the FCA’s first-to-file bar and statute of limitations.    Benjamin Carter, a former employee of Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) … Continue Reading

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

Federal District Court Dismisses State of Indiana’s FCA Complaint Alleging Medicaid Fraud

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On May 9, 2011, a federal district court in the Northern District Court of Indiana in the case of United States ex rel. McCoy v. Madison Center, No. 3:10-CV-259-RM (N.D. Ind. May 9, 2011) , dismissed as untimely the State of Indiana’s complaint-in-intervention in its entirety and the relators’ state law claim brought under the Indiana False Claims … Continue Reading
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