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Massachusetts False Claims Act

The Massachusetts False Claims Act ("Massachusetts FCA") is Massachusetts' version of the federal False Claims Act ("FCA"). The Massachusetts FCA allows private individuals who know about fraud against Massachusetts to bring a qui tam case against a person or entity for submitting or causing the submission of false claims to Massachusetts, including any political subdivision of the [...]

By | 2018-06-13T15:17:17+00:00 June 13th, 2018|False Claims Act Information|

Maryland False Claims Act

In 2015, the State of Maryland adopted the Maryland False Claims Act ("Maryland FCA"), its own version of the federal False Claims Act ("FCA"). The Maryland FCA allows private individuals to bring a qui tam case against a person or entity for submitting or causing the submission of fraudulent claims to the state government or any political [...]

By | 2018-06-13T14:59:09+00:00 June 13th, 2018|False Claims Act Information|

New Mexico False Claims Act

Reporting Fraud Under the New Mexico False Claims Act The New Mexico False Claims Act states that if the government declines to take over a qui tam action, the party bringing the action shall have the right to conduct the action if the New Mexico Department of Human Services determines that there is substantial evidence that the [...]

By | 2018-06-12T16:28:49+00:00 June 12th, 2018|False Claims Act Information|

Illinois False Claims Act

In 1991, the State of Illinois adopted the Illinois False Claims Act ("Illinois FCA"), formerly called the Illinois Whistleblower Reward and Protection Act, its own version of the federal False Claims Act ("FCA"). The Illinois FCA prohibits false claims against the State of Illinois and allows private individuals who know about fraud against the Illinois [...]

By | 2018-06-12T16:19:24+00:00 June 12th, 2018|False Claims Act Information|

Does a Qui Tam Relator Need to Identify Specific False Claims Submitted to the Government?

Under the False Claims Act, a whistleblower bringing a qui tam complaint must allege his/her claims with particularity under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 9(b). Under Rule 9(b), plaintiffs (including False Claims Act whistleblowers) must plead the "who, what, when, where, and how" of the alleged misconduct. But does a qui tam lawsuit need to [...]

By | 2018-06-12T16:09:54+00:00 June 12th, 2018|False Claims Act Information|

North Carolina False Claims Act

In August 2009, the State of North Carolina adopted the North Carolina False Claims Act ("North Carolina FCA"), its own version of the federal False Claims Act ("FCA"). The North Carolina FCA, which became effective on January 1, 2010, allows private individuals who know about fraud to bring a qui tam case against a person or entity for submitting [...]

By | 2018-06-08T11:08:20+00:00 June 8th, 2018|False Claims Act Information|

Minnesota False Claims Act

In 2010, the Minnesota False Claims Act ("Minnesota FCA") went into effect. This is the State of Minnesota's version of the federal False Claims Act ("FCA"). The Minnesota FCA allows private individuals to bring a qui tam case against a person or entity for submitting or causing the submission of fraudulent claims to the state government or [...]

By | 2018-06-08T10:57:00+00:00 June 8th, 2018|False Claims Act Information|

California False Claims Act

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 [...]

By | 2018-06-08T10:48:07+00:00 June 8th, 2018|False Claims Act Information|

New Jersey False Claims Act

In 2008, the State of New Jersey adopted the New Jersey False Claims Act ("New Jersey FCA"), its own version of the federal False Claims Act ("FCA"). A person or entity may be held liable under the New Jersey FCA for false claims submitted to New Jersey. Further, the Act allows private individuals who know about [...]

By | 2018-06-08T10:26:34+00:00 June 8th, 2018|False Claims Act Information|
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