Hegarty, et al., v. Quality Built, LLC, et al.,

Filing 7

ORDER signed by Senior Judge John A. Mendez on 9/19/2022 re: 3 Notice of Election to Decline Intervention. The case, 1 Complaint and 6 Notice of Decline are UNSEALED. Plaintiff shall complete service of process on defendants. All other previously filed documents shall remain sealed. (Donati, J)

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1 PHILLIP A. TALBERT United States Attorney 2 COLLEEN M. KENNEDY Assistant United States Attorney 3 501 I Street, Suite 10-100 Sacramento, CA 95814 4 Telephone: (916) 554-2700 Facsimile: (916) 554-2900 5 6 Attorneys for the United States 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 12 UNITED STATES and STATE OF CALIFORNIA ex rel. DAVE HEGARTY and TRACY FOGELSON, Plaintiffs, 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 CASE NO. 2:22-CV-826 JAM KJN ORDER RE: THE NOTICE OF ELECTION TO DECLINE INTERVENTION BY THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA v. QUALITY BUILT, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company; DUCTTESTERS, INC., a California corporation; GALLANT CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company; JOHN GILLETT, an individual; ANTHONY GUAGLIANO, an individual, Defendants. 20 21 The United States and the State of California (“California”) having declined to intervene in this 22 action pursuant to the False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. § 3730(b)(4)(B), and the California False Claims Act, 23 Cal. Gov’t Code § 12652(c)(6)(B), the Court rules as follows: 24 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that, 25 1. The relators’ complaint, the Summons, the Notice of Election to Decline Intervention, and this 26 Order be unsealed and served upon the defendants by the relators; 27 2. All other contents of the Court’s file in this action shall remain under seal and not be made 28 public or served upon the defendants; ORDER RE NOTICE OF DECLINATION BY UNITED STATES AND STATE OF CALIFORNIA 1 3. The seal shall be lifted as to all other matters occurring in this action after the date of this 1 2 Order; 4. The parties shall serve all pleadings and motions (including supporting memoranda), orders 3 4 and notices of appeal filed in this action upon the United States and California, as provided for in 31 5 U.S.C. § 3730(c)(3) and Cal. Gov’t Code § 12652(f)(1). The United States and California may order any 6 deposition transcripts and are entitled to intervene in this action, upon a proper showing, at any time; 7 and 8 5. Should the relators or the defendants propose that this action be dismissed, settled, or 9 otherwise discontinued, the Court will provide the United States and California with notice and an 10 opportunity to be heard before ruling or granting its approval, in accordance with 31 U.S.C. § 3730(b)(1) 11 and Cal. Gov’t Code § 12652(c)(1). 12 IT IS SO ORDERED. 13 14 15 DATED: September 19, 2022 /s/ John A. Mendez THE HONORABLE JOHN A. MENDEZ SENIOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ORDER RE NOTICE OF DECLINATION BY UNITED STATES AND STATE OF CALIFORNIA 2

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