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Fourth Circuit refines Rockwell public disclosure bar analysis

USA - March 17 2016 In US ex rel. Beauchamp v. ACADEMI Training Center, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently vacated dismissal of a False Claims Act…

Justin A. Graf

Supreme Court affirms government contractors qualified immunity

USA - January 21 2016 In a 6-3 decision issued on January 20, the Supreme Court affirmed in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez,No. 14-857, that federal government contractors are…

Jessica C. Abrahams, Tami L. Azorsky, Lisa Norrett Himes

The Defense Base Act’s Exclusive Workers Compensation Scheme for Overseas

USA - December 11 2015 Understanding the preemptive role of the Defense Base Act (''DBA'') is crucial for any federal government contractor performing overseas work for the…

Lisa Norrett Himes

Supreme Court to decide whether implied certification theory of False Claims Act liability is viable with likely significant impact on contractor FCA risk

USA - December 9 2015 Last Friday, the US Supreme Court granted certiorari in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States and Massachusetts ex rel. Escobar and Correa…

Sean C. Cenawood, Thomas A. Lemmer, Gale R. Monahan, Christopher W. Myers

Government contractor industry brief urges Fourth Circuit to reaffirm “battlefield contractor” tort-suit defenses

USA - November 2 2015 On October 29, 2015, Dentons filed an amicus brief with the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of its clients, the Professional Services…

Jessica C. Abrahams, Tami L. Azorsky, Lisa Norrett Himes