From our offices in the Detroit area, Akeel & Valentine, PLC serves clients nationwide.

From our offices in the Detroit area, Akeel & Valentine, PLC serves clients nationwide.

Qui Tam

How does a person start a qui tam action?

Qui tam is a situation where a person brings a court action on behalf of the government. It allows citizens to watch out for government entities and alert to fraud or other illegal actions that could cost taxpayer money. If you wish to bring a quit tam action, the...

What is the False Claims Act?

The False Claims Act is legislation that addresses qui tam. Enacted in 1863, the act has undergone many alterations with the latest in 2010. The US Department of Justice explains the False Claims Act is an anti-fraud law offering the oldest advice on qui tam....

How can qui tam fight healthcare fraud?

Qui tam allows someone to file a case under whistleblower protections. The person files the case on behalf of the federal government and they get to receive some of the damages awarded in the case. The U.S. Department of Justice explains that qui tam can help the...

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