federal False Claims Act litigation
When do qui tam whistleblowers qualify as an original source? An interesting opinion came out a few weeks ago from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and I thought it […]
“Your Honor, the government knew all along that we were submitting fraudulent claims” — A look at the so-called “government knowledge defense” in false claims act litigation Today we will take a […]
Today we will take a look at one of the hot-button topics in world of qui tam litigation — namely, the factors that determine whether a qui tam relator receives a higher […]
Truly There Is Nothing New Under the Sun — And Even Lance Armstrong’s Highly Paid Lawyers Can’t Come Up with Something New….
The qui tam case against Lance Armstrong has been in the news again recently. By way of review, the allegations are that Lance Armstrong was (1) taking performance enhancing drugs while (2) being […]
Interesting Opinion on Lawyer Contingency Fees … And Proof that no good deed goes unpunished. An interesting opinion was issued a few days ago in the U.S. District Court for the District of […]
“Kickback” definition in False Claims Act cases Previously, I have blogged about the inherently complex and nuanced nature of qui tam litigation. Today I want to talk a little bit about the word “kickback” and the history of that […]