TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on May 7, 2015

The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld sanctions imposed by a trial court on a plaintiff and his lawyer for filing a frivolous False Claims Act lawsuit, the Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog reports. But the court went even further and took aim at the appellate lawyer, giving him 14 days to show why he should not be sanctioned. “The Sixth Circuit in recent years has not hesitated to sanction attorneys for frivolous and unwarranted appeals,” the blog notes.