Whistleblowers Rip Boston Scientific's Bid To Bar Evidence

Law360, Chicago (August 7, 2013, 8:09 PM EDT) -- Two former employees pursuing a False Claims Act suit against a Boston Scientific Corp. unit said Wednesday that the company can't block critical evidence in the case by claiming the whistleblowers obtained it in violation of their employment contracts.

In a brief filed in New Jersey federal court, the whistleblowers argued that Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corp.'s counterclaims should be thrown out of the case, which involves allegations that the medical device maker illegally paid doctors to promote off-label uses of its spinal cord device and of...
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