S&N Relator Seeks Sales Docs For Non-US Goods

Law360, Washington (August 10, 2011, 3:53 PM EDT) -- An ex-Smith & Nephew Inc. technology executive sought Wednesday to compel the medical device company to produce sales data in a whistleblower suit in Tennessee alleging it misrepresented the country of origin of products sold to the federal government in violation of the Trade Agreements Act.

Relator Samuel Adam Cox III is seeking information on all of the company's sales to the government from December 2002 to the present. He alleges S&N violated the False Claims Act by selling products it buys from Malaysia to the...
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