Johnson & Johnson urged a judge on Monday to dismiss claims
that one of its subsidiary retaliated against a former employee
whose whistleblower lawsuit led to an $18 million settlement
with the U.S. Justice Department.
Melayna Lokosky, a former sales representative for J&J unit
Acclarent, said she was unlawfully fired in 2011 after raising
questions internally about the off-label promotion of a medical
device called the Relieva Stratus MicroFlow Spacer, or Stratus.
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