United States ex rel. Cox v. Smith & Nephew (W.D. Tenn.) – $11 Million Settlement

Case Description

Case Type: Whistleblower/Qui Tam
Company: Smith & Nephew

Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP won a $11.3 million qui tam settlement against Smith & Nephew one of the world’s largest medical device manufacturers. The whistleblower, represented by the firm and the U.S. Department of Justice, alleged that Smith & Nephew violated the Trade Agreements Act (“TAA”) and the False Claims Act by selling products to the Government that were manufactured in countries with which the United States is not a trading partner, under contracts governed by the TAA.

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