False Claims Act (FCA)

The False Claims Act penalizes those who knowingly defraud the federal government and even allows private whistleblowers to sue in the government’s name. Though well-intentioned, it has transformed into a profitable enterprise for plaintiffs’ lawyers due to the statute’s broad language, while over-enforcement practices have also stimulated significant abuses.

ILR Briefly: Third Party Litigation Funding In Qui Tam False Claims Act Cases

The federal False Claims Act (FCA) is the principal statutory mechanism for combating fraud against the U.S. government—but it seems the third party litigation funding (TPLF) industry is also…

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