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False Claims Act Law Lawyers In Catawissa Missouri

Catawissa is a small unincorporated community in Franklin County, Missouri, United States, on the St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad, 39 miles from St. Louis, Missouri. It was founded in 1839 and initially had four stores. It is located at the junction of Route N and Route O, southwest of Pacific. It has never been incorporated and has always been a township. Its post office opened in 1860. Latitude & Longitude: 38°25'29" N, 90°46'57" W (38.42472N, -90.7825W) Survey: T. 43 N. , R. 2 E. , Sec. 34 Elevation: 530 ft. Population 2,201 (2000 Census for Zip Code 63015 - Catawissa) As of 2007, the community consists of two churches, a post office, a school (Nike Elementary School), a state conservation area (Old Wooden River Bridge on north bank), a farm supply store, a bar, two gas stations (Wayside and Speedie Mart), one closed gas station (R&S) and several small shops. A strip mall is under construction at the intersection of Route N and Route O. Catawissa is the site where Bertha Gifford poisoned at least three and as many as seventeen people between 1911 and 1928. The house where most of the murders took place is still standing on Old Bend Road about one mile from the Meramec River.

What is false claims act law?

The False Claims Act ("FCA") allows a private individual with knowledge of past or present fraud on the federal government to sue on behalf of the government to recover compensatory damages, civil penalties, and triple damages. The FCA has become an important tool for uncovering fraud and abuse of government programs. The FCA compensates the private whistleblower, known as the relator, if his or her efforts are successful in helping the government recover fraudulently obtained government funds.

The FCA contains an ancient legal device called the "qui tam" provision which is shorthand for the Latin phrase:

qui tam pro domino rege quam pro se ipso in hac parte sequitur
he who brings a case on behalf of our lord the King, as well as for himself

The False Claims Act allows a private individual with knowledge of past or present fraud on the federal government to sue on the government’s behalf to recover compensatory damages, civil penalties, and triple damages.

Answers to false claims act law issues in Missouri

A False Claims Act violation occurs when a person or entity deceives the Federal Government to improperly obtain...

Assuming you have a case, after assessing the fraud and conceptualizing it in terms the government can relate to,...

If you believe you have discovered fraud at your workplace, you should try to assess the magnitude of the fraud and...

If the qui tam action is “based upon” the public disclosure it may be not be allowed to be brought. Public...

Before you raise concerns about the alleged fraud with the employer, it is important to talk with your qui tam...

The likelihood of winning your qui tam case depends on a number of factors that are different for every case. The...

Filing a qui tam suit can put the relator at significant personal and professional discomfort. There are several...

The law provides that whoever falsely marks a product with either a patent number, the words "patent" or "patent...

The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 made significant changes to the Informants Reward Program under the False...

Health care fraud is a type of white-collar crime that involves the filing of dishonest health care claims in order...