Lance Armstrong accused of withholding information in False Claims Act lawsuit

The US government asks a court to preclude expert testimony in the Lance Armstrong False Claims Act case, saying the Texan has not turned over documents

Lance Armstrong. Photo: Graham Watson

The False Claims Act lawsuit against Lance Armstrong continues to bumble on without actually getting to court, with the prosecution now claiming the disgraced former rider has not disclosed information he planned to use in an expert testimony.

According to Law360, the US government has asked the court to preclude an expert testimony from Dr Erich Joachimsthaler, who was to present evidence from two marketing surveys on the public perception of the US Postal Service during Armstrong's period with the team sponsored by it.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.