Differences between the Statute of Limitations and Statute of Repose Periods under the False Claims Act and California Insurance Fraud Prevention Act
Differences between the Statute of Limitations and Statute of Repose Periods under the False Claims Act and California Insurance Fraud Prevention Act

An action under the FCA must be brought within the later of either: (1) six years from when the underlying § 3729 violation is committed; (2) three years after the government knows or should have known about the material facts ; or (3) ten years from when the underlying violation is committed. 31 U.S.C. § 3730(b)(1)-(2).

An action under the CIFPA must be brought within the later of either: (1) three years after the discovery of the facts underlying action; or (2) within eight years of the commission of the act constituting the violation of the CIFPA. Cal. Ins. Code §1871.7(l)(1)-(2).

CPM is currently prosecuting and investigating several healthcare fraud schemes under the FCA and CIFPA on behalf of whistleblowers. If you are aware of any information about such practices, please contact us.

  • Mallory A. Barr
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    Mallory A. Barr is an associate at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy, where she practices in a variety of fields, including False Claims Act litigation, mass torts, consumer protection, elder abuse, employment law, and other complex civil ...

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