FCA Recoveries On Steep Rise To Record Highs, Report Says

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 7:33 PM EDT) -- Riding a sharply rising tide of enforcement, recoveries under the False Claims Act will likely hit record highs in 2012, with most imminent claims likely to come from the health care industry, according to a report issued Thursday by Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

Since January 2009, the number of new whistleblower matters filed with the U.S. Department of Justice has jumped nearly 50 percent, according to the report. “More than 760 new FCA matters were initiated in 2011, and 2012 is (not surprisingly) on pace to be...
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