Judge Won't Rethink FCA Ruling Over Trustee's Kickbacks

Law360, New York (February 1, 2013, 9:38 PM EST) -- A Washington federal judge refused Friday to reconsider his decision to partly dismiss a False Claims Act suit brought by married real estate managers over an alleged kickback scheme carried out by a U.S. bankruptcy trustee.

U.S. District Judge James L. Robart said the couple, Paramjeet and Sunita Malhotra, hadn't presented anything new to make him reconsider his Jan. 22 decision, which found that their allegations against trustee Robert Steinberg were publicly available when their complaint was filed but set an evidentiary hearing to determine if...
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