5 FCA Takeaways From High Court's KBR Ruling

Law360, New York (May 26, 2015, 7:52 PM EDT) -- Targets of False Claims Act litigation beat back a grave threat on Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court balked at extending the law's statute of limitations during wartime, but FCA whistleblowers also notched a rare high court victory as justices embraced copycat complaints in some circumstances. Here are five takeaways from KBR v. Carter.

Court's Logic Seems Sound

Tuesday's ruling focused on two highly significant issues: whether the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act covers civil suits brought under the FCA and other laws, and whether the FCA bars copycat suits when earlier counterparts are dropped without any decision or settlement....

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