Hospitals Want NIH Research Grant FCA Suit Tossed

Law360, New York (April 9, 2013, 2:12 PM EDT) -- Two Massachusetts hospitals on Friday asked a federal judge to toss a consultant’s suit accusing them of submitting false claims to the National Institutes of Health to win more than $12 million in grants for Alzheimer's disease research, arguing there wasn’t enough evidence to back the allegations.

In their motion for judgment as a matter of law, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital argued that relator Kenneth Jones had failed to show their doctors had falsified any scientific data underlying the disputed NIH grant...
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