Trinity Says New Report Undercuts $663M FCA Judgment

Law360, Washington (July 8, 2015, 5:56 PM EDT) -- Trinity Industries Inc. has asked a Texas federal court to set aside a recent $663 million judgment against it and grant a new trial in a False Claims Act suit alleging the company ripped off the Department of Transportation with defective guardrails, arguing new evidence shows the products passed inspection.

In a motion filed Tuesday, Trinity said a March 11 report issued in part by the Federal Highway Administration proves the company's installed ET Plus guardrail systems passed government crash tests, a development Trinity argues "squarely debunks" whistleblower Joshua Harman's claims it defrauded the government with compliance certifications.

"If introduced at...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!