Ex-Coliseum Officials Want Stadium's FCA Suit Tossed

Law360, Los Angeles (May 1, 2012, 5:09 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for two former Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum officials and two event promoters accused of a multimillion-dollar concert kickback scheme asked a California judge Tuesday to dismiss the stadium's False Claims Act suit, saying only government prosecutors have authority to bring such a complaint.

“The plaintiff in this case just doesn’t have standing, no matter how they try to plead it, no matter how creative they try to be,” said Gary J. Kaufman, an attorney for event producer Insomniac Inc., telling Los Angeles Superior Court Judge...
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