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Scollick Spotlights Need for Sureties to Understand False Claims Act Risks

Aug.12.2019

On August 16, 2019, discovery is set to close in United States ex rel Scollick v. Narula (D.D.C.), a case that highlights the potential False Claims Act (FCA) risks that sureties can face when bonding construction contractors that are alleged to have fraudulently claimed eligibility for set-aside awards through the federal small business contracting programs. In an article published in both Mealey’s Litigation Report and Emerging Insurance Disputes, C&M attorneys discuss how sureties can defend themselves against FCA investigations and how to adjust their underwriting operations to mitigate against FCA risks.

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David B. Robbins
Partner – Washington, D.C.
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Email: drobbins@crowell.com
Jason M. Crawford
Counsel – Washington, D.C.
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Email: jcrawford@crowell.com