Third Circuit Rejects Qui Tam Lawsuit On Original Source Requirement
By Jason Enzler
When a False Claims Act lawsuit is brought by a qui tam
relator that alleges a fraudulent scheme, and those allegations have already been publicly disclosed, that is often the end of the matter. Case dismissed. Under some circumstances, however, the relator can keep his case alive by showing that he is the “original source” of the publicly disclosed information. To do so, the relator must...