August 31, 2017 / 9:58 PM / a year ago

Judge dismisses Boston Scientific whistleblower complaint

A federal judge has dismissed a whistleblower lawsuit claiming Boston Scientific Corp caused doctors to make false claims for reimbursement from federal healthcare programs for two defective defibrillator products.

But U.S. District Judge Joan Ericksen in Minneapolis ruled on Tuesday that the outlines of the lawsuit that Steven Higgins brought under the False Claims Act appeared viable despite not containing sufficiently particular allegations.

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