11th Circ. Upholds Toss Of Boeing Whistleblower Suit

Law360, New York (October 13, 2010, 4:26 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has determined that the dismissal of a former Boeing Co. employee's qui tam action under the False Claims Act precludes further litigation in his parallel suit against the company brought under Florida's Whistleblower Act.

A three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday affirmed the district court's decision to award Boeing summary judgment in Carlos Shurick's whistleblower suit, ruling that the continuation of this suit following the dismissal of his FCA action was barred under the...
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