FCA Suit Over Rolls-Royce Aircraft Parts Falls Flat

Law360, New York (September 25, 2012, 6:10 PM EDT) -- An Indiana federal judge on Monday tossed a False Claims Act case brought by a former Rolls-Royce Corp. engineer who accused the company of selling defective aircraft engine parts to the federal government, finding the engineer can't show that Rolls-Royce ever submitted a bogus claim to authorities.

U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker granted summary judgment to Rolls-Royce in the qui tam action, finding that whistleblower Curtis Lusby is unable to single out individual parts and transactions involving nonconforming goods that were sold to the government....
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Case Title

LUSBY v. ROLLS-ROYCE CORPORATION


Case Number

1:03-cv-00680

Court

Indiana Southern

Nature of Suit

790(Labor: Other)

Judge

Judge Sarah Evans Barker

Date Filed

May 9, 2003

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