US Denied Quick Win In FCA Suit Over Lockheed Pact

Law360, New York (July 15, 2011, 6:24 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Wednesday denied the federal government's request for summary judgment in a False Claims Act qui tam suit against Lockheed Martin Corp., ruling that he could not conclusively say that Lockheed's contract with a supplier was illegitimate.

U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay said enough questions of fact remained regarding whether the contract at issue — an agreement between Lockheed and supplier Tools & Metals Inc. for tools for the manufacture of airplanes, including some for the U.S. Department of Defense —...
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Case Information

Case Title

Becker et al v. Tools & Metals Inc

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Sam A Lindsay

Date Filed

March 29, 2005

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