Bollinger Wants Feds Sanctioned In Coast Guard Boats Case

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 9:39 PM EDT) -- Bollinger Shipyards Inc. on Tuesday urged a Louisiana federal judge to bar the U.S. government from pursuing $117 million in noncontract damages against it in a False Claims Act suit, saying the sanction was merited by the government's “complete neglect” of its discovery responsibilities.

The government brought the suit in July 2011 over the alleged failure of eight U.S. Coast Guard vessels. It has failed to provide documentation supporting its demand for almost $39 million that it claims should be trebled under the FCA, according to...
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