To Ease Burden, DOJ Will Move to Dismiss ‘Meritless’ FCA Cases

Overview


Rebecca Martin said a new Justice Department memo asking judges to dismiss False Claims Act cases that lack merit “might have a deterrent effect and diminish some of the meritless cases that relators pursue despite the government’s declination.” She added, however, that despite more “openness to consider dismissals,” the government “will do it with all deliberate speed.”