DHL Contractors Ask High Court To Consider FCA Claims

Law360, New York (May 4, 2012, 5:20 PM EDT) -- Two DHL Express USA Inc. contractors accusing the company of overcharging Florida for fuel costs asked the U.S. Supreme Court last week to overturn a Florida appeals court decision that the state False Claims Act allegations were preempted by federal law.

Plaintiffs Kevin Grupp and Robert Moll’s April 30 petition for writ of certiorari follows a March 2011 writ of prohibition issued by Florida’s First District Court of Appeal on the preemption grounds, with the state court finding the federal Airline Deregulation Act and the Federal...
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