4 Industries Facing New Heat From The False Claims Act

Law360, New York (April 9, 2013, 9:36 PM EDT) -- When Lance Armstrong can be caught up in a False Claims Act suit for violating the terms of his U.S. Postal Service sponsorship deal, attorneys are well-aware that the FCA can reach far beyond its traditional focus on defective military goods. But what industries will it strike next?

The False Claims Act has traditionally applied to defense contractors, and the U.S. Department of Justice has used the law to attack fraud in the health care industry. But as more and more private whistleblowers are drawn to...
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