The Justice Department has published statistics evidencing a steady rise in the number of qui tam
actions brought in the defense sector.
in interest, and potential co-plaintiffs in the qui tam
The qui tam
controversy was the Roman candle of patent-based
In the Tax Court, the taxpayer contended the entire qui tam
payment was nontaxable, as it represented a nontaxable portion of the government's settlement.
765 (2000), that the qui tam
claim was an assignment of the United States' reimbursement claim to him and that, because the payment would not be taxable to the U.
section] 292(b), gives the government no means for controlling false marking qui tam
4) Since the most recent changes to the FCA in 1986, qui tam
suits have recovered more than $2.
is a "whistleblower" provision of the Federal Civil False Claims Act.
Associations can become targets for qui tam
suits when they foreclose to collect unpaid maintenance, recreational or other fees.
The federal Civil False Claims Act,(3) with its qui tam
provision, has become one of the primary means the government has for fighting fraud in Medicare, Medicaid, and CHAMPUS or TRI-CARE programs.
287, also discusses relevant developments and applications of sections 3729 through 3733 of Title 31, specifically, qui tam
litigation and double jeopardy implications.
Bailey predicted that more and more companies will be hit with Qui Tam
lawsuits in the 90s.