Two years ago today, an East Texas jury ruled that the Dallas-based Trinity Industries violated the False Claims Act when it failed to inform federal officials that it modified its highway guardrails but kept promoting the product as approved. The verdict was $663 million – the largest in the history of the FCA – and opened the door to a flood of lawsuits that seek billions of dollars in damages against the company.
Now, Trinity Industries is in a legal war for its financial life and its reputation. What happens next could impact whistleblower lawsuits for decades to come. The . . .
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