High Court Got It Right On FCA Time Limits

By Scott Oswald (May 13, 2019, 9:02 PM EDT) -- Whistleblowers who fail to win the buy-in of federal prosecutors for their complaints under the False Claims Act may feel pressured these days, as the U.S. Department of Justice flexes its dismissal prerogative in such cases.

But at least the U.S. Supreme Court still knows how to treat qui tam relators who are willing to go the distance.

For the third time in three years (or back even further, depending on how you keep score), the high court on Monday ruled unanimously against corporate defendants seeking dismissal of a nonintervened FCA whistleblower's case on threadbare logic — in this case, holding...

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