6th Circ. Reopens Retaliation Claim In BAE FCA Suit
By Jeff Sistrunk
Law360, Los Angeles (May 23, 2014, 4:32 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Thursday reversed a district court's decision dismissing a False Claims Act retaliation claim brought against BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services Inc. by two former employees accusing the company of using inside information to rig bids and overbill the government, ruling the claim isn't arbitrable.
A three-judge panel said U.S. District Judge Stephen J. Murphy III shouldn't have dismissed qui tam relators Matt Paige and James Gammon's retaliation claim in favor of arbitration, as the claim didn't arise under the terms of...