Disney Seeks Sanctions For 'Frivolous' $1B FCA Enviro Suit

Law360, New York (June 19, 2013, 2:12 PM EDT) -- Walt Disney Co. asked a California federal judge on Tuesday to sanction would-be whistleblowers and their attorneys for filing an allegedly frivolous $1 billion False Claims Act suit, arguing that it relitigates pending cases alleging Disney contaminated groundwater and adds to a long history of similar failed claims.

The suit is the latest in a barrage of litigation against Disney in the last six years involving plaintiffs William Dunlap and Doris Nichols, and their related companies, Environmental World Watch Inc. and, in this complaint, RBC Four...
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United States of America et al v. The Walt Disney Company et al


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2:12-cv-08036

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California Central

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Dolly M. Gee

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September 18, 2012

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