Judge Won’t Reconsider Denying Relators Amended Pinnacle Hip Complaint
(April 20, 2016, 8:57 AM EDT) -- BOSTON — A Massachusetts federal judge on April 11 denied reconsideration of his denial for leave to file an amended False Claims Act lawsuit involving the DePuy Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip, saying he was not convinced the relators found “new” information that was not easily and previously discoverable (United States of America, ex rel. Antoni Nargol, et al. v. DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., et al., No. 12-10896, D. Mass.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 48403).
(Opinion available. Document #28-160421-017Z.)
In 2012, Dr. Antoni Nargol and Dr. David Langton filed...