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relator

(ri-lāt′ŏr) [L. relator, a proposer]
1. One who reports alleged illegal behavior to a court of law.
2.. A surgical device that positions two structures so they are properly aligned.
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Relators have every incentive to "find" fraud at defense contractors.
The relator also receives a share of any proceeds from the action.
The relator offered no proof that the subcontractors intended to defraud the Navy as opposed to merely defrauding the general contractor.
The court noted that to successfully pursue an FCA suit as a relator, the relator must retain a licensed attorney.
Some have a strict standard, requiring relators to allege specific facts indicating the defendant intended to deceive the public.
4) Improvement of future management of codes lists for medium of performance (new 146), musical form of work (128) and specific relator codes (Appendix C), ensuring that national groups of IAML can update the lists appointing a national coordinator who can then interact directly with the chair of the Sub-commssion.
If the suit is successful, the relator may share in the recovery.
3) In determining that the relator was not an "original source" within the meaning of the FCA, the majority of the Court determined that Mr.
Rather, the Supreme Court has held that this relator has standing under an "assignment" theory: the federal government, as the victim of the false claim, may assign to private parties its fight to sue.
One of the most common ways for the government to gain information about alleged fraud is a False Claims Act (FCA) relator.
It includes analysis of all aspects of qui tam litigation including evaluating the merits of a potential action, determining whether the relator would be barred or restricted from any recovery for retaliation, determining whether there is a public disclosure, locating a favorable judiciary and an aggressive prosecutor, preventing and responding to litigation, evolving theories of liability, parallel criminal actions, and policy issues regarding damages and the threshold for prosecution.
Even given that the report serves the interests of the relator, the information appears to be sound.