Our Results: Lambert Zainey negotiated a $125 million settlement.
Lambert Zainey filed a False Claims Act lawsuit against Bechtel National Inc., Bechtel Corp., URS Corp. and URS Energy and Construction Inc. The claim filed under federal whistleblower laws, on behalf of 3 former employees, alleged that the defendants “made false statements and claims to the Department of Energy (DOE) by charging DOE for deficient nuclear quality materials, services, and testing that was provided at the Waste Treatment Plant (WTP) at DOE’s Hanford Site near Richland, Washington.”
The $125 million settlement also resolved claims that Bechtel National Inc. and Bechtel Corp. improperly used federal contract funds to pay for a lobbying campaign of Congress and other federal officials for continued funding at the WTP.
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