DOJ's False Claims Suit Against Armstrong Faces Uphill Climb

Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- In the fraud suit it filed against Lance Armstrong after he admitted to cheating throughout his career, the government will face an uphill battle to prove that its claims are not time-barred and that it suffered financial injury because of Armstrong's cover-up, attorneys say.

The Department of Justice sued Armstrong on April 23, making good on its promise to intervene in a whistleblower suit a former teammate had filed against the seven-time Tour de France winner. The government's complaint alleges Armstrong, his team and its manager submitted false...
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