What is a qui tam lawsuit? | Salt Lake City Utah Personal Injury Lawyers

What is a qui tam lawsuit? A qui tam lawsuit is a case brought, literally, by a private individual, on behalf of the government. The Federal Faults Claims Act and States Faults Claims Acts that are similar to that allow an individual to come forward and file a lawsuit as a private, what they call, relator. You are literally relating the information on behalf of the government, to the Department of Justice or State Attorney General, against a defendant. One of the unique things about this body of law is that the whistle blower, or relator, doesn’t have to be personally harmed. They just have to have the information to relate, and they can bring that case on behalf of the federal government, or state government, against a fraud perpetrator that they know about and have evidence about. Contact us at The power you need, the attention you deserve. When we founded EGC 16 years ago, we decided we’d represent you this way - “Focus on fewer cases, outwork the opposition and make no compromises.” Most injury firms take as many cases as they can get. Lawyers in those firms simply don’t have the time to get to all the important details right. Nor can they get to know their clients well enough. When your life has been turned upside down by an injury, your lawyer needs to get all the important details right — those details can make all the difference. Our firm takes about 1/5 as many cases per lawyer as the average injury firm. This allows us to leave no stone unturned, take no

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