Builder Seeks To Toss FCA Suit Over $140M Barracks Contract

Law360, New York (August 20, 2013, 6:59 PM EDT) -- A construction company that won a $140 million contract to construct a barracks complex at Fort Bragg asked a judge Monday to dismiss a False Claims Act lawsuit it faces, arguing that it acted in good faith when it signed off on millions in increased claims from a subcontractor and submitted those claims to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Texas-based McCarty Corp. argues in a memorandum accompanying its motion to dismiss that the federal government cannot hold it liable for $1.5 million in inflated costs for utility and...
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