US v. SORGNARD, 03-4163
Dismissal of a qui tam action is affirmed where plaintiff is not a proper relator under the False Claims Act since his allegations were based on public disclosures and he does not qualify as an "original source."
- Decided 01/28/2005
- Published 01/28/2005
- Before: RENDELL, FUENTES and SMITH, Circuit Judges.
- United States Third Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Ian Stuart (Argued), Philadelphia, PA, for Appellants., Cheryl H. Picker, West Orange, NJ, William R. Keller, Latona and Keller, Wilkes-Barre, PA, for Appellant Stephen R. Paranich.
- For Appellees:
- Andrew J. Giorgione, Harrisburg, PA, Marianne C. Koepf, Stephen Kaus (Argued), Cooper, White & Cooper, LLP, San Francisco, CA, for Appellee.