United States v. Praxair, Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 20138
No(s). s. 01-1213, -1242 (10th Cir. Nov 15, 2004)

The Tenth Circuit upheld the dismissal of an individual's qui tam action under the False Claims Act (FCA) against a company for allegedly presenting false valuations of royalties owed for carbon dioxide production. Although the individual's complaint is based on a publicly disclosed transaction, the...