Judge Pares Claims in Peco FCA Suit Over Naval Vessels

Law360, New York (September 17, 2012, 7:04 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Friday trimmed but refused to dismiss a qui tam suit accusing Exelon Co. subsidiary Peco Energy of submitting false claims to the government for powering two U.S. Navy vessels at a Philadelphia shipyard.

U.S. District Judge R. Barclay Surrick said Peco must face allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by overcharging the government for powering two naval vessels at the Tioga Marine Terminal in Philadelphia, but he dismissed retaliation claims against two co-defendants he said the plaintiff didn't work...
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USA ex rel LOTHAR E.S. BUDIKE, SR. v. PECO ENERGY


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2:07-cv-04147

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Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Other Statutory Actions

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R. BARCLAY SURRICK

Date Filed

October 3, 2007

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