Goodrich Subcontractor Settles Ex-Engineer's FCA Claims

Law360, New York (June 29, 2012, 9:04 PM EDT) -- Robbins LLC on Wednesday settled a former engineer's claims that the Goodrich Corp. subcontractor violated the False Claims Act in supplying inferior rubber compounds for certain sonar domes that Goodrich was providing the U.S. Navy under a $33 million contract.

U.S. District Judge Timothy C. Batten closed James Brown's case Wednesday, saying the parties would seek a final dismissal of the suit by July 18. The federal government declined to intervene in 2010 and exited the litigation in March 2011, according to court documents.

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