Blog

government contractors

CA Contractors to Pay $4 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations & Wage Disputes

In a recent False Claims Act settlement, California contractors Arbon and its subsidiary Rite-Hite have agreed to pay $4 million to settle claims of unlawful wage practices involving its employees. Under the False Claims Act, it is considered a violation for a contractor to breach the terms of its agreement with the government and [...]

By | 2018-08-21T14:55:09+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|Contractor Fraud|

Hewlett-Packard Settles Allegations of Overbilling the U.S. Postal Service

In a recent announcement by the Department of Justice, Hewlett-Packard has settled allegations it bilked the federal government out of millions of dollars during a ten-year contract for the provision of computer software and maintenance services. The computer giant agreed to remit a staggering $32.5 million to settle claims advanced [...]

By | 2018-03-27T09:55:44+00:00 August 15th, 2014|Contractor Fraud|

False Claims Act Defendant Blames Law Firm for Bad Advice Regarding Medical Supplies Contract with U.S. Army

The commission of fraud against the U.S. military is, quite literally, the oldest trick in the False Claims Act book. This sort of misconduct gave rise to the implementation of the False Claims Act during the Civil War and continues to present itself as an issue in need of elimination. In today’s case, a recently-settled [...]

By | 2018-09-11T13:42:55+00:00 June 20th, 2014|Military Contractor Fraud|

False Claims Act Lawsuit Filed Alleging Faulty and Defective Guardrails

In a recent False Claims Act case out of Texas, industrial guardrail manufacturer Trinity Industries, Inc. is facing significant liability stemming from allegations it secretly altered its production and design of guardrails along national highways, resulting in catastrophic injuries and death for entangled motorists. More specifically, this case highlights an alleged cover-up by the defendant [...]

By | 2018-09-11T15:20:08+00:00 February 18th, 2014|False Claims Act Legal News|