Gov't Contractors, Be Prepared For FCA Parallel Proceedings
Law360 (April 24, 2019, 3:08 PM EDT) -- Since 1987, the U.S. Department of Justice has recovered more than $59 billion under the False Claims Act. The FCA’s potential reach extends to any industry in which the government spends money, and clever plaintiffs’ attorneys are always generating new theories of liability. The continued sprawl of FCA cases warrants renewed scrutiny of one of the less apparent characteristics of the FCA: The threat of parallel proceedings.
Given the FCA’s broad potential application, it is important that every entity or person doing business with the government, directly or indirectly, understand the full scope of FCA liability, including the statute’s intricacies, such...
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