Boeing, Brek Can't Dodge Ex-Auditor's False Claims Suit

Law360, Chicago (December 13, 2011, 5:11 PM EST) -- A Missouri federal judge on Monday shot down motions by The Boeing Co. and subcontractor Brek Manufacturing Co. to dismiss on procedural grounds a False Claims Act suit alleging they cost the government millions by submitting inflated prices for heavy lift aircraft.

The defendants had argued that the qui tam suit filed by former Boeing auditing employee David Lee Bernat must be tossed because the plaintiff breached the filing requirements of the FCA and the court by initiating his suit electronically. But U.S. District Judge Rodney...
To view the full article, register now.