36 Cited authorities

  1. Ashcroft v. Iqbal

    556 U.S. 662 (2009)   Cited 198,437 times   262 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the sufficiency of the allegations is a legal question so appellate courts have jurisdiction to consider it on appeal from denial of qualified immunity
  2. Rockwell Int'l Corp. et al. v. United States

    549 U.S. 457 (2007)   Cited 661 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the term "allegations" as used in § 3730(e) "is not limited to the allegations in the original complaint" and "includes (at a minimum) the allegations in the original complaint as amended"
  3. Lucente v. International Bus. Machines Corp.

    310 F.3d 243 (2d Cir. 2002)   Cited 1,110 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the New York rule does not apply in breach of contract cases
  4. Cook County v. U.S. ex Rel. Chandler

    538 U.S. 119 (2003)   Cited 246 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that local governments are subject to qui tam liability
  5. McElmurray v. Consolidated Government

    501 F.3d 1244 (11th Cir. 2007)   Cited 442 times
    Holding that notifications and reports prepared by the Georgia EPD are publicly disclosed "administrative reports" under § 3730(e).
  6. U.S. ex Rel. Springfield Terminal Ry. v. Quinn

    14 F.3d 645 (D.C. Cir. 1994)   Cited 349 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that materials “made public through filing” were publicly disclosed
  7. United States v. Science Applications International Corp.

    626 F.3d 1257 (D.C. Cir. 2010)   Cited 182 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding monthly invoice qualified as a false claim under the FCA
  8. U.S. ex Rel. Gagne v. City of Worcester

    565 F.3d 40 (1st Cir. 2009)   Cited 185 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Rule 9(b) may be satisfied "where, although some questions remain unanswered, the complaint as a whole is sufficiently particular to pass muster under the FCA"
  9. Oneida Indian Nation of New York v. City of Sherrill

    337 F.3d 139 (2d Cir. 2003)   Cited 211 times
    Holding amendment futile if "it could not withstand a motion to dismiss pursuant to Rule 12(b)"
  10. United States ex rel. Raynor v. Nat'l Rural Utilities Coop. Fin., Corp.

    690 F.3d 951 (8th Cir. 2012)   Cited 138 times
    Holding that the district court properly denied leave to amend as futile, where the plaintiff did not explain how he would amend the complaint to add the particularity required by Rule 9(b)
  11. Rule 12 - Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 12   Cited 272,120 times   788 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  12. Rule 9 - Pleading Special Matters

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 9   Cited 32,322 times   261 Legal Analyses
    Requiring a party who alleged fraud or mistake to "state with particularity the circumstances constituting fraud of mistake"
  13. Section 3729 - False claims

    31 U.S.C. § 3729   Cited 5,792 times   485 Legal Analyses
    Holding liable "any person" who knowingly causes false claims to be presented
  14. Section 3730 - Civil actions for false claims

    31 U.S.C. § 3730   Cited 4,495 times   341 Legal Analyses
    Granting the government primary responsibility for conducting suit
  15. Section 1101 - Definitions; doing an insurance business

    N.Y. Ins. Law § 1101   Cited 75 times
    Noting that insurance is "dependent upon the happening of a fortuitous event"