Qui Tam Action Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Qui Tam Action, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Qui Tam Action?

(n) Qui Tam Action is a lawsuit initiated by any citizen who is involved in the subject matter of the case only by virtue of his citizenship interest in that country, against the wrong doing of other person where by such person violates the law of land or cause damages to the country. The Latin word kwee tam means ‘who as well’ meaning anybody could when there is a lapse from the concerned.