Supreme Court Could Shed Light On FCA In 2012: Report

Law360, New York (January 6, 2012, 5:33 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court may weigh in on a key theory used in False Claims Act lawsuits in 2012 following a split among appellate courts in 2011, although FCA activity will not soon die down, according to a report released Thursday.

In a report detailing FCA cases from 2011, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP revealed trends indicating the suits would continue after the year yielded a record $2.8 billion in recoveries from complaints filed under the qui tam, or whistleblower, provisions of that law.

“Whistleblowers continue...
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