The False Claims Act: Fraud Against the Government provides the most current and comprehensive treatment of the laws that have developed under the False Claims Act. Cases brought under the act by individuals through qui tam actions involve the full range of government programs, including:
- Defense procurement
- Housing subsidies
- Environmental cleanup
- Much more
This treatise also discusses liability to the government for false claims; liability to private individuals for retaliation; and damages and other remedies, including civil penalties, the relator's share, and attorneys' fees and costs. Treatment is also given to procedure in qui tam actions, jurisdiction, pleadings, discovery, and other pretrial issues, interim remedies, settlement, and dismissal.