THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT:
A UNIQUE PRIVATE-PUBLIC (DOJ) PARTNERSHIP
The False Claims Act has a unique “qui tam” provision, meaning that an individual (a whistleblower called a “relator”) can stand in the shoes of the United States and file a False Claims Act case on behalf of the Government.
Stephen R. Jaffe, Esq.
The Jaffe Law Firm
Mr. Jaffe will present the following information:
Purpose Of The False Claims Act
What Is A False Claims Act Violation
The Claim Must Be False Or Fraudulent
The Claim Must Be “Knowingly” False Or Fraudulent
The Knowingly False Or Fraudulent Claims Must Be “Material” To
Payment & Damages
Who Can Be A Relator / Whistleblower
A False Claims Act Case Is A Three-Sided Case With Three Parties
Procedure -- How Does It Work