Contract Breaches Can Lead To False Claims Liability

Law360, New York (September 23, 2010, 2:19 PM EDT) -- The California First District Court of Appeal has issued an opinion which may place a heavy burden on public works contractors under the California False Claims Act, Cal. Gov't Code ยง 12650 et seq.

In San Francisco Unified School Dist. v. Laidlaw Transit Inc., the Court of Appeal applied the federal "implied certification" doctrine to hold that when a contractor on a public works project submits a request for payment to the public entity at a time when the contractor knows it is in breach of...
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