Judge Slashes Ex-Omeros Exec's FCA Suit Over NIH Grants

Law360, New York (March 14, 2012, 3:23 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Washington state on Tuesday dismissed all but one claim in a whistleblower suit against Omeros Corp. over grants allegedly obtained fraudulently from the National Institutes of Health, saying the ex-chief financial officer lacked direct knowledge of the purported wrongdoing.

U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour said Richard J. Klein established himself as the original source of the information for one of his six qui tam claims against Omeros for alleged violations of the False Claims Act, allowing his allegations of false timekeeping...
To view the full article, register now.