In re Natural Gas Royalties Qui Tam Litig.

ELR Citation: ELR 20106
No(s). 08-8004 (10th Cir. Mar 17, 2009)

The Tenth Circuit reversed a lower court decision dismissing a number of qui tam suits filed against natural gas pipeline companies and their affiliates for alleged underpayment of royalties in violation of the False Claims Act. The individual relator who filed the suits alleged that the companies u...