Lockheed, Relator Near Deal In $10M FCA Overbilling Suit

Law360, New York (July 25, 2013, 5:52 PM EDT) -- Lockheed Martin Corp. is near a settlement with a whistleblower who claims the company fired him after he expressed concerns that it was overbilling the government for its employees' vacation and sick days, according to Georgia federal court documents filed Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Thomas W. Thrash Jr. stayed the case, which had accused Lockheed Martin of overbilling the government by more than $10 million in violation of the False Claims Act, for three weeks after the two sides said they were near a deal....
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