On November 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the service-of-process clock for a False Claims Act (FCA) qui tam complaint begins to run when the district court orders the complaint to be served, not when the district court unseals the complaint. Continue Reading Second Circuit Rejects Insufficient Service-of-Process Argument, Adopts Relator-Friendly Rule
Charlotte Elam is an associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group where she represents clients in complex business litigation and government investigations.
The government continues to prioritize fraud involving government contractors, as the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) most recent annual report on civil fraud recovery shows. Continue Reading Recent FCA Settlements in Government Contracts Cases
Bass Berry & Sims recently secured dismissals on behalf of healthcare providers in three separate False Claims Act (FCA) qui tam lawsuits in a matter of a week’s time. Continue Reading Bass, Berry & Sims Notches Wins for Clients in Trio of False Claims Act Qui Tam Lawsuits