Grand Jury Indictments for Federal Contractors

Government contractors facing federal investigations from the Office of Inspector General (OIG), DOJ or some other law enforcement agency should understand the basics of grand jury indictments and how the criminal process can impact the company. When the federal prosecutors finish their investigation, they can bring further charges by moving… Read more »

Tips From HUBZone Fraud & False Claims Act Whistleblower Attorneys

Without Attorneys WIth Actual HUBZone and Government Contracts Experience, Your Chances of Being Indicted or Ultimately Convicted Skyrockets. Avoid Criminal and Civil Liability for HUBZone Fraud and False Claims Act Violations. Criminal charges for HUBZone Procurement Program fraud are on the rise. OIG and DOJ seem to have increased their… Read more »

Tips for False Claims Act Elements and Defenses

Establishing and proving Federal False Claims Act elements and defenses in government investigations and litigation can make the difference in winning or being an open target for prison time or hefty civil fines. The False Claims Act, 31 USC 3729, is the government’s favorite legal tool to prosecute and impose… Read more »

6 Things Contractors Should Be Aware of in False Claims Act Qui Tam Lawsuits

By Theodore P Watson, Esq– Government Contract Whistleblower Attorney (Defense). Qui Tam Lawsuits can ruin a federal contractor’s future and shut companies down if not defended correctly. The Qui Tam defense attorneys at Watson & Associates, LLC aggressively defend small businesses and large DOD contractors doing business with the federal government… Read more »

How to Defend a Qui Tam Lawsuit Involving Government Contracts?

By Theodore P. Watson, Esq Federal Contract Qui Tam Defense Lawyers. A Qui Tam lawsuit involving United States government contracts can be a traumatic experience. There are many targeted individuals and contractors who end up with guilty verdicts in criminal cases or paying thousands or millions in civil fines without even… Read more »

Define Qui Tam :: What is a Qui Tam Relator?

If you are planning on filing a Qui Tam lawsuit, the following information may help you to better understand the basics and ground rules.  Understanding what is a Qui Tam Relator is critical before hiring an attorney. As a government contractor, having the expertise on your team to defend against… Read more »