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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"Now, a 150 page Qui Tam lawsuit filed by a whistleblower was recently unsealed with detailed allegations that Vanda has engaged in a series of fraudulent schemes, some personally orchestrated by [CEO Mihael] Polymeropoulos himself, to defraud government payors.
David Grant filed a qui tam lawsuit in 2015 alleging that United falsified repairs and reports on F117 U.S.
A qui tam lawsuit under FCA refers to a third party who has suffered personal harm.
The government is continuing to pursue charges against others named in Mayes' qui tam lawsuit: Tonya Mallory, the former CEO of Health Diagnostics Laboratory Inc., and marketing company BlueWave Healthcare Consultants Inc.
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.
Hunt filed as a relator in a qui tam lawsuit under the False Claims Act, meaning that she was suing on behalf of the government to recoup losses suffered by the FHA with as much as triple damages paid to the U.S.
Meanwhile, Formosa Plastics, which was formerly the owner of JM Eagle, has agreed to pay $22.5 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 $18.4 million for overcharges and interest and $13.5 million in penalties.
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.