qui tam

Definition of "qui tam"
  1. Refers to an aspect of a lawsuit where a private person assists a prosecution that benefits the public
How to use "qui tam" in a sentence
  1. The whistleblower's qui tam case led to a significant recovery for the government.
  2. The lawyer filed a qui tam suit on behalf of the citizen who reported the fraudulent activity.
  3. The ability to bring a qui tam lawsuit encourages private individuals to expose wrongdoing.

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