Qui tam

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Qui tam kwī tam, an action on a penal statute, brought partly at the suit of the state and partly at that of an informer—from the first words.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. qui, who, tam, as well.

Usage

In literature:

Qui, cum ex eo quaereretur cur tam diu vellet esse in vita, 'nihil habeo,' inquit, 'quod accusem senectutem'.
"Cato Maior de Senectute" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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In news:

Commercial litigation, False Claims Act/qui tam, Frank Haron Weiner & Navarro PLC, Health law, Maro E Bush One look at the mountains of regulations within health care law can make nearly anyone unfamiliar with the sector feel nauseous.
False Claims Act – Qui Tam Action – Medicare And Medicaid Reimbursement.
False Claims Act – Qui Tam Action – Filing Under Seal.
Basically, when you file a qui tam (KEY tam) action, the government needs to know your identity.
The length a qui tam (KEY tam) action takes can vary significantly, but most take years.
Federal Courts Can't in Expanding Qui Tam Suits.
Two recent federal appellate court opinions have expanded the availability of qui tam suits under the False Claims Act (FCA), and created new incentives for abuse.
A pair of former employees filed a qui tam suit in 2005, which the government took over in 2009, accusing RCG of defrauding the government by using its Renal Care Group Supply Co.
Rost, the former Pfizer marketer canned for his qui tam suit against the firm and public advocacy of reimportation, found a roost for his industry criticism at mega-blog The Huffington Post but quickly ran afoul of management.
A qui tam action was filed against the general contractor and the subcontractor.
Qui Tam by the Numbers.
Qui tam (KEY tam ) is an abbreviated version of a Latin phrase that means 'who as well for the king as for himself sues in this matter'.
The length a qui tam (KEY tam ) action takes can vary significantly, but most take years.
Pain drug monitoring firm enticed docs to use test, qui- tam suit charges.
Pain drug monitoring firm enticed docs to use test, qui-tam suit charges.
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