In 2010, the Minnesota False Claims Act ("Minnesota FCA") went
into effect. This is the State of Minnesota's version of the
federal False Claims Act ("FCA"). The Minnesota FCA allows private
individuals to bring a qui tam case against a person
or entity for submitting or causing the submission of fraudulent
claims to the state government or any political subdivision of the
State, such as a county, city, town, or school district.
Like the federal FCA, the Minnesota FCA allows for financial
rewards to whistleblowers for bringing an action on behalf of the
State. If the State decides to intervene in the case, the
whistleblower may receive 15-25% of the recovery. If the State does
not intervene and the whistleblower pursues the case on their own,
the whistleblower may receive 25-30% of the recovery. And if the
State does not intervene initially but subsequently joins the case,
the whistleblower may receive 15-30% of the recovery.
Key provisions of the Minnesota FCA mirror the federal FCA, such
While the Minnesota FCA and the federal FCA have numerous
similarities, they also have several differences:
For more information on the Minnesota FCA or to speak with an
attorney, please contact Berger & Montague at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 612-594-5998.
Berger & Montague has an office in Minneapolis, MN, and our
attorneys are prepared to file whistleblower cases under the
For more than a decade, the Berger & Montague,
P.C. Whistleblower, Qui Tam & False Claims Act Practice Group
has represented whistleblowers in matters involving healthcare
fraud, defense contracting fraud, IRS fraud, securities fraud, and
commodities fraud. While the information on this blog is not legal
advice, we would be more than happy to speak with you directly
about your potential case. Any information you share with us will
be treated with the highest level of confidentiality, and we will
protect you every step of the way.
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