Smith Nephew Race Discrimination Class Action
Sanford Heisler Sharp represented a class of African-Americans in race discrimination claims against Smith & Nephew, an international medical devices corporation. Our clients suffered discrimination in hiring, pay, and promotions. The Court approved a $4 million class settlement in November 2009. In addition to the $4M award, the Court approved extensive non-monetary, systemic changes at Smith & Nephew.
- Orthopedics This Week, September 11, 2014 – Smith & Nephew Settles “Country of Origin” Whistleblower Case
- BNA’s Health Care Daily Report, September 10, 2014 – Smith & Nephew Will Pay U.S. $8.3 Million, Settling First Device Country of Origin Case
- Whistleblower Today, September 9, 2014 – Whistleblower wins $8 million case against device maker Smith & Nephew for Trade Act violations
- Smith & Nephew to pay $11 mln in whistleblower suit