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New York ex rel. Grupp v. DHL Express (USA), Inc., 71

In a qui tam action brought on behalf of the state against a courier service for violations of the False Claims Act, the Appellate division's dismissal of the complaint is affirmed, where: 1) the claims were federally preempted by the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 and the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act; and 2) the market participant exception to federal preemption was inapplicable.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/26/2012
  • Published 04/26/2012


  • Jones


  • Court of Appeals of New York


  • For Appellant:
  • Daniel C. Oliverio, Edwin V. Woodsome, Jr.

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