2nd Circ. Remands Remaining Claims In Schindler FCA Suit

Law360, New York (July 8, 2011, 2:25 PM EDT) -- Following the U.S. Supreme Court's May ruling that whistleblower suits brought under the False Claims Act could not be based on Freedom of Information Act requests, the Second Circuit on Wednesday sent surviving claims in a former Schindler Elevator Corp. employee's suit back to trial court.

The case, Kirk v. Schindler Elevator Corp., had been on remand from the Supreme Court and was sent back to trial court to proceed on relator Daniel Kirk's claims relating to alleged false reports filed by Schindler, allegations which were...
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