Whistleblower's FCA Suit Against Miami Transit Dept. Stands

Law360, Miami (August 12, 2013, 8:36 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday denied Miami-Dade County and its transit department's motion to dismiss a former employee's whistleblower case claiming violations of the False Claims Act on federal grants worth hundreds of millions of dollars as well as retaliation against her.

U.S. District Judge William M. Hoeveler disagreed with the county's arguments that plaintiff Marjan Mazza failed to sufficiently state claims under the FCA and that the case should be dismissed according to the FCA's public disclosure bar because Marjan was not an “original...
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