Ethics Keyed to Hazard
Balla v. Gambro, Inc
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Plaintiff, Attorney Bella was employed as in-house counsel for Defendant Gambro, a corporation distributing kidney dialysis equipment. Plaintiff became aware of Defendant’s intent to distribute a shipment of irregular dialyzers which did not comply with the Food and Drug Administration’s relevant regulations, and notified Defendant of his intent to “do whatever necessary” to stop the sale of the dialyzers. Plaintiff was discharged shortly thereafter and brought this retaliatory discharge action against Defendant.
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