The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that is dedicated to insuring crops to promote economic and agricultural stability. If an individual or company commits insurance fraud against the FCIC, a whistleblower may be able to file a qui tam lawsuit to put a halt to fraudulent claims and practices.
Individuals or companies may be committing crop insurance fraud if they:
Crop insurance fraud can be very costly to the FCIC and ultimately, the taxpayers who help fund the insurance programs. It is important for persons with knowledge of fraudulent insurance claims to report them or to act as a Qui Tam whistleblower to help put a stop to such practices.
While many people may be unaware of the steps involved in bringing a Qui Tam lawsuit, a dedicated whistleblower attorney may be able to explain your options and help you with your claim. In many cases, private citizens who pursue legal action under the False Claims Act may be eligible for a reward of 15%-30% of the money recovered by the government.
For assistance with a crop insurance fraud claim or any other Qui Tam action, contact the Qui Tam attorneys of Tycko & Zavareei LLP at 202-973-0900 to discuss your legal options.
The purpose of this form is to provide basic information that our law firm will use to evaluate your potential qui tam case. We will treat all information you provide through this form as privileged and confidential. If you have any concerns about providing your information through this website, please feel free to call our Washington, D.C. office at (202) 973-0900 to provide your information by telephone, or send your information to our office at 1828 L Street, N.W., Suite 808, Washington, D.C. 20036.
Please note that, in general, we only handle cases in which a business or company has committed fraud on the government and the amount of the fraud is at least $1 million.Begin Your Confidential Case Evaluation