Case: Smith & Nephew

Orthopedics This Week, September 11, 2014 – Smith & Nephew Settles “Country of Origin” Whistleblower Case

September 11th, 2014

As appeared in Orthopedics This Week By Walter Eisner In what is believed to be the first settlement of its kind, Smith & Nephew plc has agreed to pay $11.3 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit that accused the company of violating the Trade Agreements Act (TAA). Made in Malaysia Sam Cox, a former Smith […]

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BNA’s Health Care Daily Report, September 10, 2014 – Smith & Nephew Will Pay U.S. $8.3 Million, Settling First Device Country of Origin Case

September 10th, 2014

Reproduced with permission from BNA’s Health Care Daily Report, 175 HCDR (Sept. 10, 2014). Copyright 2014 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) <> By Dana A. Elfin Medical device manufacturer Smith & Nephew Inc. will pay $8.3 million to settle what whistleblower attorneys say may be the first-ever Trade Agreements Act ‘‘Country of Origin’’ […]

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Whisteblower Today, September 9, 2014 – Whistleblower wins $8 million case against device maker Smith & Nephew for Trade Act violations

September 9th, 2014

As appeared in Whistleblower Today Sanford Heisler LLP  announced September 4 that U.K.-based medical device manufacturer Smith & Nephew has agreed to settle a qui tam suit and pay the United States government $8 million. The United States government declined to intervene in the lawsuit; Sam Cox, the plaintiff, opted to litigate the case without […]

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Smith & Nephew to pay $11 mln in whistleblower suit

September 4th, 2014

by Brendan Pierson Sept 4 (Reuters) – London-based medical device maker Smith & Nephew PLC has agreed to pay $11.3 million to settle allegations that it sold the U.S. government devices it claimed were U.S.-made but actually came from Malaysia. The settlement was filed Wednesday in Tennessee federal court, ending a whistleblower lawsuit brought in […]

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