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Supreme Court Trues Up False Claims: Recent decision limits impact of wartime suspension and first-to-file bar on FCA suits

On May 26, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled on two significant questions impacting FCA claims – (1) whether the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (“WSLA”) tolls the statute of limitations in civil FCA cases during times of war; and (2) whether a first-filed case is still deemed...

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False Claims Act

DOJ + FCA = Trouble for Corporations: False Claims Act morphs into all-purpose anti-fraud tool

Last year, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) recovered nearly $5.7 billion under the False Claims Act (“FCA”),[1] setting a new record for civil recoveries under the FCA and easily besting 2013’s take of $3.8 billion.[2] A number of decisions interpreting the FCA...

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