False Claims Allegations Revived In Laidlaw Bus Suit

Law360, New York (March 2, 2010, 5:16 PM EST) -- A California appeals court has reversed a judgment in favor of defendant Laidlaw Transit Inc., a school bus contractor accused of breaching contracts with the San Francisco Unified School District by running buses the company knew violated pollution provisions.

Friday's ruling, in the Court of Appeal for the State of California, reversed the Superior Court of San Francisco's ruling on state law false claims allegations in a qui tam lawsuit brought by two former Laidlaw Transit workers, William Padilla and Manuel Contreras, and the Environmental Law...
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