2nd Circ. Revives DHL Contractors' Whistleblower Claims

Law360, New York (February 5, 2014, 7:16 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit on Wednesday revived a False Claims Act suit that accuses DHL Express of overcharging for shipping costs on its government contracts, finding that a federal 180-day time limit for raising shipping-rate disputes did not apply to FCA suits.

Kevin Grupp and Robert Moll, former DHL contractors, have alleged that DHL violated its federal government contracts by charging jet fuel surcharges even when packages were delivered solely by ground transport. A Buffalo, N.Y., federal court dismissed the case in September 2012, finding that the...
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