US Fights For Expert Witness In Lockheed Bid Battle

Law360, Los Angeles (October 11, 2013, 9:30 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government on Friday asked a California federal judge to allow an expert’s testimony to be heard in a False Claims Act suit in which the plaintiff alleges Lockheed Martin Corp. purposefully low-balled estimates for a U.S. Air Force software contract.

Lockheed earlier this month asked U.S. District Judge Beverly Reid O’Connell to set aside the testimony of Sam Malek, saying the testimony was untimely, prejudicial and not critical to the case. But the federal government argued in favor of the testimony, saying it may...
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