Bulletproof Vest Maker Reaches $3.6M Deal In FCA Suit

Law360, New York (September 20, 2012, 6:16 PM EDT) -- Second Chance Body Armor Inc. on Thursday, via a $3.6 million allowed claim, settled out of a False Claims Act suit brought by a former employee alleging the bankrupt manufacturer used defective Zylon in bulletproof vests.

U.S. District Judge Richard W. Roberts dismissed the claims against Second Chance corporate entities after the parties told the court they had resolved their allegations in the FCA suit through Second Chance's Chapter 11 proceedings in the Western District of Michigan.

The federal government's $3.6 million proof of claim was...
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