Atty Bucks Claim He Breached Duty By Filing Rival FCA Suit

Law360, Dallas (April 9, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT) -- A former federal judge told a Texas state court Tuesday that he didn’t use a prospective client’s confidential information to file a competing False Claims Act suit with a different plaintiff, and argued a breach of fiduciary duty claim against him should be thrown out.

E. Joe Kendall, who retired from the bench in 2002 to return to private practice, said he breached no duty to prospective client Davis D. Gillis by later acting as local counsel for another whistleblower who alleged similar claims that a...
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