Ex-DHL Drivers Want FCA Whistleblower Claims Revived

Law360, Los Angeles (January 30, 2014, 8:43 PM EST) -- Two former DHL Express USA Inc. delivery drivers on Thursday asked a California appeals court to revive their whistleblower claims alleging the courier fraudulently overcharged the state for deliveries, saying a lower court erred in finding that federal law preempted their suit.

The former DHL contractors said the company overbilled the California government by charging a jet fuel surcharge on parcels that ended up going to their destinations in trucks, and brought claims on behalf of the government under the state False Claims Act that were...
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