D.C. Circuit Opines on What Constitutes Knowledge of Falsity Under the False Claims Act
By Jason Enzler
The Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion
recently affirming a trial court’s grant of summary judgment against a qui tam
relator. The ruling in U.S. ex rel. Folliard v. Government Acquisitions, Inc.
dealt with two issues: whether the lower court properly denied discovery of certain information and whether the defendant had “knowingly” submitted false claims...