In 1987, the State of California adopted the California False
Claims Act ("California FCA"), its own version of the federal False
Claims Act ("FCA"). California was the first state to adopt its own
False Claims Act. The California FCA allows private
individuals who know about fraud against California to bring a qui
tam case on behalf of the State against a person or entity for
submitting or causing the submission of false claims to California
State or local governments.
FCA and Federal FCA Similarities
Key provisions of the California FCA mirror the federal FCA,
FCA and Federal FCA Differences
While the California FCA and the federal FCA have numerous
similarities, they also have several differences:
California False Claims Act Cases
Numerous qui tam cases have been prosecuted under the California
FCA, recovering funds for both the state government and California
For more information on the California False Claims Act or to
speak with an attorney, please contact Shauna Itri at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-875-3049. To
read more about what whistleblower clients can expect from our
For more than a decade, the Berger & Montague, P.C.
Whistleblower, Qui Tam & False Claims Act Practice Group has
represented whistleblowers in matters involving healthcare fraud,
defense contracting fraud, IRS fraud, securities fraud, and
commodities fraud. While the information on this blog is not legal
advice, we would be more than happy to speak with you directly
about your potential case. Any information you share with us will
be treated with the highest level of confidentiality, and we will
protect you every step of the way.
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