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Rolls-Royce Should Win FCA Suit Toss, Atty DQ: Magistrate

Law360 (February 13, 2018, 9:03 PM EST) -- Rolls-Royce shouldn’t have to face a False Claims Act suit over allegedly billing the U.S. Air Force for uncertified parts, according to a Texas magistrate’s report Tuesday that found the whistleblower was repeating claims from an old suit and that he was represented by an ex-Rolls attorney.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew W. Austin recommended the court grant Rolls-Royce North America Inc.’s bids to dismiss the lawsuit and disqualify ex-Rolls consultant George Gage’s attorney, Donald Little, finding that the claims in the suit had already been adjudicated...
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United States of America v Rolls-Royce North America, Inc., et al


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1:16-cv-00803

Court

Texas Western

Nature of Suit

Qui Tam (31 U.S.C. sect; 3729(a))

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Sam Sparks

Date Filed

June 27, 2016

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