55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792

Showing 1 post in Cost-Plus Contracts.

Photo of

FCA Allegations Regarding Employee Billable Time in U.S. Disaster-Relief Efforts Survive Motion to Dismiss

On September 27, Judge Oetken of the Southern District of New York granted in part and denied in part defendants' motion to dismiss an FCA whistleblower's claims that CDM Smith, Inc. and CDM Constructors, Inc.—subcontractors of USAID who were involved in rebuilding efforts in Pakistan after the devastating 2005 earthquake—had submitted false billing claims to the government for employee time and subpar work. The whistleblower, Saif Hussain, a former CDM engineer, also alleged retaliation. The court allowed the allegations concerning employee billable time to go forward, applying the recent Chorches standard in Hussain's favor. More

Attorneys at law

 

resources

False claims act basics

Newsroom

Our successes

Our website uses cookies to improve your experience. By continuing to use this website, you are agreeing to our Cookie Policy.