Blog - Monthly archives: March 2013

Seventh Circuit Adopts the “Net Loss” Method of Calculating Damages in False Claims Act Cases

Posted on Health Care Law News March 29, 2013 by author

On March 21st, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held in a matter of the first impression that a defendant found liable under the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. § 3729, must pay three times the amount of the Government’s “net loss,” calculated by applying offsets before trebling. United States v. Anchor Mortgage Corp., Read more →

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Court Rules That Statute of Limitations for False Claims Act Cases Extended During Time of War

Posted on Health Care Law News March 26, 2013 by author

In an important development in False Claims Act jurisprudence, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently clarified that the normal six year statute of limitations applicable to False Claims Act cases can be tolled pursuant to the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA), 18 U.S.C. § 3287, which generally tolls the statute of limitations in Read more →

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