Obtained Dismissal of False Claims Act Lawsuit Under Rule 9(b)

Our attorneys defended a Department of Defense contractor in a qui tam lawsuit alleging that the contractor provided defective products to the United States Air Force. The district court dismissed the case in its entirety prior to discovery based on the relator’s failure to plead with the particularity required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 9(b). The Eleventh Circuit affirmed dismissal.