Relator Who Dropped L-3 FCA Case Denied Cut Of Settlement

Law360, Nashville (February 6, 2017, 8:45 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge ruled Friday that a whistleblower’s voluntary dismissal of his False Claims Act suit against an L-3 Communications unit, accusing it of selling faulty gun sights to the government, meant he could not claim a share of a $25.6 million settlement later reached with the company.

Milton DaSilva’s choice to voluntarily dismiss his qui tam FCA suit against L-3 Communications EOTech Inc. had effectively wiped the slate clean for the federal government to pursue a November 2015 settlement with EOTech and its...
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