State Farm v. United States

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20185
No(s). 15-513 (U.S. Dec 6, 2016)

The U.S. Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, held that dismissal of a suit under the False Claims Act (FCA) is not mandatory when a relator violates a seal requirement. The case involved insurance claims that resulted from the natural disaster, Hurricane Katrina. Respondents, former insurance cl...