Whistleblower Law Blog

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal of Fourth Circuit Decision on Pre-Filing Employment Releases Barring Some Qui Tam Actions

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Fourth Circuit’s decision in U.S. ex rel. Radcliffe v. Purdue Pharma LP where the court ruled that an employment release signed by the relator before filing a qui tam action bars that action if the government had specific knowledge of the fraud prior to the relator’s filing.  For more information about The Employment Law Group® law firm’s Whistleblower Law Practice, click here.

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