IRS Loses Motion to Dismiss Whistleblower Contract Claim

IRS Loses Motion to Dismiss Whistleblower Contract Claim

John Doe served as a confidential informant for the IRS in a criminal payroll and corporate income tax evasion investigation.  Doe claims that IRS agents promised to pay him a reward of 15% of any taxes collected because of information he provided to them about his...
Third-Party Beneficiary & Implied-In-Fact Contracts

Third-Party Beneficiary & Implied-In-Fact Contracts

In Fox Logistics & Construction Co. v. United States, No. 18-139C (September 25, 2019), the plaintiff, a subcontractor, alleged that the Government had breached its duty of good faith and fair dealing under an Air Force contract for construction of the Hindand Air...
Court Denies Covid Eviction Moratorium Taking Claim

Court Denies Covid Eviction Moratorium Taking Claim

At the height of the Covid pandemic, with its widespread lockdowns to prevent the spread of infection, the Center for Disease Control put in place a nationwide residential eviction moratorium. In response, 38 landlords and rental property owners, Darby Development...