DOJ Fights Honeywell's Sanctions Bid In FCA Fight

Law360, Chicago (September 29, 2011, 3:41 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday asked a federal judge in Washington to strike Honeywell International Inc.'s bid to sanction the agency for alleged discovery violations in a case alleging Honeywell hid defects in bulletproof vests purchased by the government.

In its July motion for sanctions in the False Claims Act suit, Honeywell accused the DOJ of refusing to turn over evidence that proved the company had shared its findings about the vests' shortcomings with government scientists, but on Tuesday the DOJ called Honeywell's allegations...
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