Disaster Relief Contractor Escapes Part Of $38M FCA Suit

Law360, New York (April 23, 2012, 5:29 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Saturday ruled disaster relief contractor DRC Inc. can only be held liable for alleged False Claims Act violations during nine of the 15 months covered by a $38 million suit over a U.S. government aid contract in Honduras.

Granting a portion of DRC's partial motion for summary judgment, Judge Richard W. Roberts said the U.S. failed to "create a triable issue" that DRC knew compliance with the contract's preapproval requirements between April 2, 2001, and Oct. 16, 2001, was necessary for...
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