Plaintiffs' Lawyer Deposed In Blackwater FCA Case

Law360, New York (September 28, 2010, 1:41 PM EDT) -- An attorney for the plaintiffs in a $1.2 billion False Claims Act suit against the company formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide will have to answer questions about the evidentiary basis for her case, which the military contractor has argued should be dismissed because the allegations stem solely from information already in the public record.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Rawles Jones Jr. of the Eastern District of Virginia on Monday granted a motion to compel brought by Blackwater, now known as Xe Services LLC., ordering the deposition...
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