Qui Tam Lawsuit

A lawsuit that attempts to recuperate money paid by the US government to a person convicted of fraudulent use of public money—e.g., research funds
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A qui tam lawsuit under FCA refers to a third party who has suffered personal harm.
A qui tam lawsuit remains under seal for 60 days, giving the DOJ an opportunity to investigate the allegations and decide whether it will join in the case.
A qui tam lawsuit is filed in camera and remains under seal for 60 days, giving the DOJ an opportunity to investigate the allegations and decide whether it will join in the case.
5 million to those same government entities to settle claims in the qui tam lawsuit about its role in the fraud.
The Danish company's American subsidiary recently settled a qui tam lawsuit filed in San Francisco by agreeing to pay $18.
He sought legal assistance from Neil Getnick and Lesley Skillen -- partners at Getnick & Getnick in New York City, and Scott Tucker of Boston -- and filed a qui tam lawsuit against Bayer.
Neargarder received a share of that settlement--$3 million--as his reward for filing the qui tam lawsuit and providing the government with evidence of the fraud.
has settled a qui tam lawsuit filed in the District Court of Florida for just over $17.
Once a qui tam lawsuit is filed, the government has 60 days to investigate before deciding whether to join the lawsuit.
9] However, the court went on to hold that a relator-only qui tam lawsuit was unconstitutional in that such a prosecution violated the separation of powers doctrine and the Take-Care Clause in Article II section 3 of the United States Constitution.
Subsequently, in September 2008, a qui tam lawsuit was filed against Grand Canyon in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.