Key Provisions of 1986 Amendment to the False Claims Act

The key provisions of the 1986 Amendments to the FCA:

* Entitles successful whistleblowers to at least 15% and up to 30% of the funds they help the government recover from the defendant;
* Provides that the defendant pay for the successful whistleblowers reasonable expenses and attorney's fees;
* Protects whistleblowers from employer retaliation;
* Allows whistleblowers and the lawyers to remain as parties in the suits even after the Government joins;
* Makes defendants liable for acting in "deliberate ignorance" or "reckless disregard" of the truth and eliminated the need to prove specific intent.

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