Halliburton, KBR Must Face FCA Suit, 4th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (March 18, 2013, 7:32 PM EDT) -- The Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act allows qui tam relators to bring False Claims Act suits beyond the law's six-year statute of limitations, the Fourth Circuit held Monday, reviving a whistleblower's FCA case against Halliburton Co. and KBR Inc.

A three-judge panel ruled that a lower court wrongly held that the WSLA only applied to the government and not to plaintiff-relator Benjamin Carter, who sued the companies over claims they billed the government for water purification work they never did at U.S. bases in Al Asad...
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