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In a non-intervened case, the relator can obtain between 25% to 30% of the recovery.  Additionally, a relator who prevails in an FCA action—regardless of whether the government intervenes—is entitled to “reasonable expenses which the court finds to have been necessarily incurred, plus reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs.” 31 U.S.C. § 3730(d).  Qui tam whistleblower lawsuits have enabled the government to recover more than '''$40 billion.'''
In a non-intervened case, the relator can obtain between 25% to 30% of the recovery.  Additionally, a relator who prevails in an FCA action—regardless of whether the government intervenes—is entitled to “reasonable expenses which the court finds to have been necessarily incurred, plus reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs.” 31 U.S.C. § 3730(d).  Qui tam whistleblower lawsuits have enabled the government to recover more than '''$40 billion.'''


The False Claims Act also [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/false-claims-act-whistleblower-retaliation-lawyer/ protects whistleblowers from retaliation].
=='''The False Claims Act also [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/false-claims-act-whistleblower-retaliation-lawyer/ protects whistleblowers from retaliation].'''==


The [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/sp_faq/qui-tam-lawsuit/ qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act] have been enormously effective in enlisting private citizens to combat fraud against the government. Qui tam whistleblowers, also known as relators, have enabled the government to recover more than '''$60 billion'''. In fiscal year 2017 alone, qui tam actions brought by whistleblowers resulted in '''$3.4 billion in settlements''' and judgments, and the government paid '''$392 million in whistleblower awards''' to False Claims Act whistleblowers.
The [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/sp_faq/qui-tam-lawsuit/ qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act] have been enormously effective in enlisting private citizens to combat fraud against the government. Qui tam whistleblowers, also known as relators, have enabled the government to recover more than '''$60 billion'''. In fiscal year 2017 alone, qui tam actions brought by whistleblowers resulted in '''$3.4 billion in settlements''' and judgments, and the government paid '''$392 million in whistleblower awards''' to False Claims Act whistleblowers.