KBR Asks High Court To Ax Ruling Extending FCA's Reach

Law360, New York (June 27, 2013, 5:37 PM EDT) -- KBR Inc. and Halliburton Co. on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a court's finding that the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act allows whistleblowers to bring False Claims Act suits beyond the law's statute of limitations, arguing that the judgment effectively allows indefinite tolling of FCA claims.

Halliburton, KBR and KBR subsidiary Service Employees International Inc. are seeking to overturn a March ruling by the Fourth Circuit that found that the little-used World War II-era law tolls the statute of limitations for fraud claims...
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