Doctors Say No Secret Info Used In FCA Suit Against J&J

Law360 (March 6, 2020, 8:47 PM EST) -- Two whistleblower physicians on Friday said they didn’t use confidential information in bringing their False Claims Act suit against Johnson & Johnson entities in Massachusetts federal court as they fought off a company bid to toss the case over allegedly defective hip replacement devices.

Drs. Antoni Nargol and David Langton said confidential information they shared with their expert, QA Consulting Inc., was not referenced or incorporated in an analysis provided by that firm and used for the second amended complaint against J&J units alleging they indirectly submitted false claims to the government for faulty hip replacement devices.

The doctors noted that...

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