Attys React To High Court FCA Statute Of Limitations Ruling

Law360 (May 13, 2019, 9:23 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in Cochise Consultancy Inc. et al. v. U.S. ex rel. Hunt that the "government knowledge" statute of limitations in False Claims Act cases applies whether or not the government is directly involved in the litigation, effectively extending the maximum time qui tam relators have to file FCA claims from six to 10 years.

Here, attorneys tell Law360 why the decision is significant, and what may follow in its wake.

Randall Brater (with contributions from Michael Dearington and Jacques Smith), Arent Fox LLP 

"As expected, the Supreme Court focused on the plain meaning of the text...

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