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Wells Fargo Building
150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601

    

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1151
Raleigh, NC 27602

(Wake County)
(919) 821-4711
Fax: (919) 829-1583

Zero Payment Settlement Reached for $9M False Claims Act Suit

Tharrington Smith defended a government contractor and its owner in a complex False Claims Act civil lawsuit brought by the federal government on behalf of the Department of the Army. The government claimed damages in excess of $9,000,000. Following discovery and extensive briefing, the District Court granted summary judgment. The District Court later denied the government’s motion for reconsideration. The government appealed but, before briefing, the parties reached a settlement in which the government dismissed its appeal and our clients agreed only to release their claims for litigation costs and fees.

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