Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

Recently, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the proposal to amend the False Claims Act.  The exigencies of…

Damages Attacks on FCA Ineffective

Yesterday, in U.S. v. Rogan, 2008 U.S. App. Lexis 3508 (7th Cir. Feb. 20, 2008), Chief Judge Easterbrook of the Seventh…

Substantive Rule 9(b) Now Per Curiam

Today, an unpublished opinion by the Eleventh Circuit was picked up and electronically circulated by LexisNexis.  In the case, Mitchell v….

House FCA Amendment Bill and Rule 9(b)

There are companies, trade groups, and law firms set in direct opposition to the False Claims Act.  One law firm…

Turning the Tide on Rule 9(b)

Our firm recently had a huge victory in the battle to have FCA cases decided on their merits.  Up to…

Over $1.5 billion in Fiscal 2000

According to the DOJ’s official statistics for the fiscal year 2000, False Claims Act lawsuits brought in over $1.5 billion. …

More Whistleblowers Needed

The False Claims Act was amended in 1986 (twenty years ago) to provide incentives for ordinary citizens to ferret out…