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='''False Claims Act Statute of Limitations'''=
='''False Claims Act Statute of Limitations'''=
The statute of limitations for a [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/false-claims-act-resources-corporate-whistleblowers/ qui tam] action is the longer of 1) six years from when the fraud is committed; or 2) three years after the United States knows or should know about the material facts, but not more than 10 years after the violation.  [https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/18pdf/18-315_1b8e.pdf ''In Cochise Consultancy Inc. v. United States,''] ex rel. Hunt, the Supreme Court held that both Government-initiated suits under § 3730(a) and relator-initiated suits (qui tam actions) under § 3730(b) are civil actions under section 3730 and therefore the longer limitations period applies in non-intervened qui tam actions.
The statute of limitations for a [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/false-claims-act-resources-corporate-whistleblowers/ qui tam] action is '''the longer of''' 1) '''six years''' from when the fraud is committed; or 2) '''three years''' after the United States knows or should know about the material facts, but '''not more than 10 years''' after the violation.  [https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/18pdf/18-315_1b8e.pdf ''In Cochise Consultancy Inc. v. United States,''] ex rel. Hunt, the Supreme Court held that both Government-initiated suits under § 3730(a) and relator-initiated suits (qui tam actions) under § 3730(b) are civil actions under section 3730 and therefore the longer limitations period applies in non-intervened qui tam actions.


The statute of limitations for a [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/false-claims-act-whistleblower-retaliation-lawyer/ False Claims Act whistleblower retaliation case] is '''three years.'''
The statute of limitations for a [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/false-claims-act-whistleblower-retaliation-lawyer/ False Claims Act whistleblower retaliation case] is '''three years.'''