Roofing Contractor Settles False Claims Suit For $3M

Law360, New York (December 20, 2012, 8:21 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a whistleblower suit alleging a roofing contractor paid kickbacks to win roofing contracts at the Johnson Space Center after the company and its former owners agreed to settle the action for $3 million.

U.S. District Judge Ewing Werlein Jr. signed an order of dismissal on stipulation in the government's case against Crown Roofing Services, Ray Palmer and R.D. Chatmon following a Dec. 14 phone conference at which the parties informed him they'd reached the agreement.

Former Crown employees Bobby...
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