Category Archives: Statute of Limitations

Supreme Court to Review Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act Case

Yesterday, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in U.S. ex rel. Carter v. Haliburton Co., 710 F.3d 171 (4th Cir. 2013).

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Supreme Court to Potentially Review Two Fourth Circuit False Claims Act Cases

The Supreme Court of the United States could review two False Claims Act (FCA) cases from the Fourth Circuit: U.S. ex rel. Nathan v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., 707 F.3d 451 (4th Cir. 2013) and U.S. ex rel. Carter … 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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Fourth Circuit Applies Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA) to Relator’s FCA Suit

In a recent split decision, United States ex rel. Carter v. Haliburton Co., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 5309 (4th Cir. March 18, 2013), the Fourth Circuit took a broad reading of the Wartime Suspension of Limitations Act (WSLA) and applied … Continue reading

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