March 24, 2016

Efforts by whistleblowers and the U.S. Department of Justice to prove False Claims Act violations with statistical sampling got a helping hand this week, when the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed sampling to prove liability in employee class actions. Jeanne A. Markey, a partner at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, predicted that the Tyson ruling will “give DOJ a tremendous amount of ammunition going forward, not just in this [Fourth Circuit] case, but in other FCA cases involving statistical sampling.”

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