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Damages, FCA Litigation

Government Increases Civil Monetary Penalties Again

The Department of Justice has announced new, increased civil penalties that are applicable under the False Claims Act (FCA). The new range of FCA penalties is from $10,957 to $21,916.  These increased statutory penalties reflect a continuing, inflation-based increase to the available statutory penalties. This marks the second year in a row in which the applicable penalties under… Continue Reading
Damages, FCA Statistics

DOJ Recovers More Than $4.7 Billion from False Claims Cases in 2016

The United States Department of Justice has issued a press release announcing that it has recovered over $4.7 Billion from cases brought under the False Claims Act (FCA) during fiscal year 2016.  Fiscal year 2016 ran from October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016.  The recovery of more than $4.7 Billion is the Government’s third highest annual recovery, though it… Continue Reading