State False Claims Acts
LK handles qui tam cases nationwide. In addition to the Federal False Claims Act, 23 states have their own false claims acts. Each one has established laws that allow recovery for “whistle blowers” who can prove fraud against a government body and laws that protect them from retaliation by their employer.
These states include: California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin, bringing the total number of states to 24. The California and Illinois false claims acts also permit relators to bring claims for fraud against private insurers. Other bodies of government that have their own false claims acts are the District of Columbia, New York City and Chicago.
Note: The text of the state FCA laws on this web site are believed to be
up-to-date and complete, but we urge lawyers and relators filing qui tam
cases to rely on the most up-to-date version of their respective state codes.
State Specific False Claims Act Information:
- California False Claims Act
- Colorado False Claims Act
- Connecticut False Claims Act
- Delaware False Claims Act
- District of Columbia False Claims Act
- Florida False Claims Act
- Georgia False Claims Act
- Hawaii False Claims Act
- Illinois False Claims Act
- Indiana False Claims Act
- Iowa False Claims Act
- Maryland False Claims Act
- Massachusetts False Claims Act
- Michigan False Claims Act
- Minnesota False Claims Act
- Montana False Claims Act
- Nevada False Claims Act
- New Jersey False Claims Act
- New York False Claims Act
- North Carolina False Claims Act
- Oklahoma False Claims Act
- Rhode Island False Claims Act
- Tennessee False Claims Act
- Texas False Claims Act
- Vermont False Claims Act
- Virginia False Claims Act
- Washington False Claims Act
City and County False Claims Act Information:
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania –
Chicago – https://law.resource.org/pub/us/code/city/il/Chicago/MunicipalCode/MunicipalCode.2013.03.13.html
New York City – http://www.nyc.gov/html/law/downloads/pdf/NYC_False_Claims_Act.pdf
Philadelphia – http://phillycode.org/19/19-3600/
IMPORTANT: If you believe you have evidence of fraud against the government, securities fraud, commodities fraud or IRS or New York State tax fraud, contact us for a free, confidential consultation by calling our 24/7 toll-free hotline at (800) 315-3806 or by submitting an email inquiry.
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