FCA/Whistleblower

1. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Portal

If you are looking for information on False Claims Act (FCA) whistleblower qui tam rewards, here’s where to start:

Beginning BELOW, we lead you through the False Claims Act. We do so with both baby steps of very short vignettes describing small concepts that fit into the making of a whistleblower case and more in-depth descriptions, including statutes, case law, etc. We hope this will help you navigate the complex puzzle of the FCA to gain an understanding of how these cases work. At every step, you will see a combination of in-text and sidebar links directing you to other related content. Of course, this is legal education and not legal advice, as you will see from this link.

Whistleblower/False Claims Act Index

  1. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Portal (You Are Here)
  2. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Overview
  3. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Cases are Referred to as Qui Tam Cases (What Does Qui Tam Mean?)
  4. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Cases Cannot Be Filed Pro Se
  5. Whistleblower/False Claims Act – Common Types of Cases
  6. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Basic Elements
  7. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Cases Are Filed Under “Seal”
  8. Whistleblower/False Claims Act – First to File Bar
  9. Whistleblower/False Claims Act – Public Disclosure Bar (No Reward for Old News)
  10. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Definition of “Original Source” Exception To Public Disclosure Bar
  11. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Requires Materiality
  12. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Cases Require Deliberate Acts
  13. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Disclosures and Disclosure Statements (Telling the Government)
  14. Whistleblower/False Claims Act – The Government Decides Whether to “Intervene” or “Decline”
  15. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Liability (List of FCA Violations)
  16. Whistleblower/False Claims Act – Damages and Penalties For Violation of the FCA
  17. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Reward a/k/a “Relators’ Share”
  18. Whistleblower/False Claims Act Protects Against Retaliation
  19. Whistleblower/False Claims Act – Reverse False Claims