Whistle-Blower Law Tightens with Changes to False Claims Act

For laboratories concerned about exposure to internal whistle-blowers, there is positive news. The whistle-blower law, which allows employees of a company to bring the company’s failure to comply with national rules and regulations to the attention of the authorities for personal financial benefit, was recently dealt a blow by the Supreme Court. In a 6-to-2 court ruling, the Court tightened a component of the False Claims Act that requires the individual whistle-blower to prove that he or she...
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