Category Archives: Defenses

The Government Puts Forth Its Position Regarding the Application of Caronia to FCA Cases

Late last year, in a Statement of Interest filed in U.S. ex rel. Cestra v. Cephalon, Inc., No. 10-CIV-6457 (S.D.N.Y.), the Government for the first time stated its position regarding the applicability of U.S. v. Caronia, 703 F.3d 149 (2nd … Continue reading

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A Guide to the False Claims Act: Statute of Limitations and the Public Disclosure Bar

Two of the most commonly invoked bars to recovery by defendants in False Claims Act (FCA) cases are the Act’s statute of limitations and public disclosure bar. The FCA has a six-year statute of limitations, which means that any claims alleging violations of the FCA … Continue reading

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