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

Understanding qui tam

The United States government does not take fraud lightly, and there are many things in place to help catch perpetrators. One of them is qui tam. Qui tam refers to the ability of a private citizen to file an action that alleges that an entity has submitted a false...

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....

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