Honeywell Seeks Sanctions On DOJ In FCA Suit

Law360, New York (July 20, 2011, 8:16 PM EDT) -- Honeywell International Inc. asked a federal judge in Washington on Wednesday to sanction the U.S. Department of Justice for alleged discovery violations in a False Claims Act suit accusing Honeywell of concealing defects in bulletproof vests purchased by the government.

The U.S. filed suit against Honeywell in June 2008, saying the company knew its Zylon fiber and Z Shield components degraded quickly over time in hot and humid conditions, and concealed the defect from the government and Armor Holdings Inc., a contractor that bought $15 million...
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