Trinity Industries, Inc. Announces the U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Review Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling (1/07/19)
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) announced today that the United States Supreme Court has denied Joshua Harman’s request to review the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ holding that the company did not violate the False Claims Act regarding the ET Plus® highway end terminal system. This ruling further confirms the company’s long-standing belief that no fraud was committed. The Supreme Court’s denial of Mr. Harman’s petition ends this case.
Please refer to Note 18 to the financial statements in Trinity’s Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2018, for additional information about Joshua Harman, on behalf of the United States of America, Plaintiff/Relator v. Trinity Industries, Inc., Defendant and the Company’s highway products and other litigation.
Information from the FHWA pertaining to the ET Plus® System may be found at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/guardrailsafety/
For additional facts and product information related to the ET Plus® System may be found at: www.etplusfacts.com.
About Trinity Industries
Trinity Industries, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, owns businesses that are leading providers of rail transportation products and services in North America. Our rail-related businesses market their railcar products and services under the trade name TrinityRail®. The TrinityRail integrated business platform provides railcar manufacturing, maintenance and modifications, as well as railcar leasing and management services. Trinity also owns businesses engaged in the manufacture of products used on the nation’s roadways and in traffic control, as well as logistical and transportation businesses that provide support services to a variety of industrial manufacturers. Trinity reports its financial results in three principal business segments: the Rail Group, the Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, and the All Other Group. For more information, visit: www.trin.net.
Trinity Highway Products, LLC is a subsidiary of Trinity Industries, Inc. https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190107005676/en/Trinity-Industries-Announces-U.S.-Supreme-Court-Declines