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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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At trial, the qui tarn relator did not attempt to prove that the government had suffered any damages as a result of the single false certification.
forcing the agency to outsource this task to relators and their counsel.
This bar imposes certain limits on relators intended to prevent opportunistic claims based on information that is already known to the government or in the public domain.
Such a statute gives the party bringing suit--the relator--a statutory assignment of the government's rights, so the relator has standing if the government does.
We conclude the 'records' relied upon by relators, i.
Qui tam relators are whistleblowers, most often university employees, who can bring an action under the Federal Civil False Claims Act for submitting false claims to the government for payment.
Custer Battles, LLC, (31) struck the latest blow to relators suing the firm, Custer Battles LLC, in qui tam actions.
44) If DOJ intervenes as a plaintiff it may handle the entire case; in others, relators work hand-in-hand with government prosecutors.
Termed qui tam suits, the relators are entitled to a percentage of the government's recovery.
The median resale price of single-family homes in Santa Clarita jumped to $369,900 in April, up nearly $80,000 from the previous year, according to the Southland Regional Association of Relators.
Association of Relators will hold a continuing education course, entitled "Equal and Ethical Service for Today's Consumer," from 8:30 a.
Relators can recover from 15 percent to 25 percent of any settlement or judgment reached if the government intervenes, or up to 30 percent if they pursue a case on their own.