Reuters logo
J&J unit loses bid to dismiss whistleblower's retaliation claims
September 21, 2017 / 8:42 PM / 2 months ago

J&J unit loses bid to dismiss whistleblower's retaliation claims

A Johnson & Johnson subsidiary has lost a bid to dismiss claims that it retaliated against a former employee whose whistleblower lawsuit led to an $18 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Donald Cabell in Boston on Wednesday said Melayna Lokosky, a former sales representative with J&J unit Acclarent, could proceed with claims she was illegally fired after questioning the off-label promotion of a medical device.

To read the full story on Westlaw Practitioner Insights, click here: bit.ly/2flDpQn

Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below