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Plaintiffs in Bard's pelvic mesh MDL want cases tried together

November 25, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The plaintiffs in 185 lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard over its Avaulta pelvic mesh as part of a multi-district litigation want their cases tried together.

Plaintiffs in Bard's pelvic mesh MDL want cases tried together

Convicted ex-ArthroCare CEO Baker wants new trial

November 25, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Ex-ArthroCare CEO Michael Baker wants a new trial after being sentenced to 20 years in prison for his part in a scheme to defraud investors.

Convicted ex-ArthroCare CEO Baker wants new trial

HHS hits Covidien with subpoena over peripheral devices

November 24, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Covidien says it received a subpoena from the inspector general of the U.S. Health & Human Services Dept. over some of its peripheral vascular devices.

HHS grills Covidien over peripheral devices

J&J wants judge to make BSX pay $7.B over J&J's jilting by Guidant Corp. | Medtech legal news for the week of November 24, 2014

November 24, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: J&J demands $7.2 billion from Boston Scientific as trial begins; Bard still on the hook for its share of $5m pelvic mesh verdict; Boston Scientific to pay $18.5m in pelvic mesh case; Justice Dept. recoups $6B in False Claims Act cases

J&J demands $7.2 billion from Boston Scientific as trial begins

November 20, 2014 by MassDevice

Pelvic mesh trial losses pressure Boston Scientific

November 24, 2014 by MassDevice

Back-to-back losses in pelvic mesh lawsuits could drive up the cost – and urgency – of settling thousands of other such cases for Boston Scientific, legal experts say.

Pelvic mesh trial losses pressure Boston Scientific

Justice Dept. recoups $6B in False Claims Act cases

November 21, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The U.S. Justice Dept. says it recouped nearly $6 billion from civil cases alleging fraud and false claims against the federal government, including $2.3 billion from healthcare cases.

Justice Dept. recoups $6B in False Claims Act cases

The U.S. Justice Dept. said it recouped a record $5.69 billion in settlements and judgments from False Claims Act cases during the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, including some $2.3 billion in recoveries from healthcare cases.

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J&J demands $7.2 billion from Boston Scientific as trial begins

November 20, 2014 by MassDevice

Johnson & Johnson wants a federal judge to make Boston Scientific cough up some $7.2 billion - 40% of Boston's market cap - over J&J's jilting by Guidant Corp.

J&J demands $7.2 billion from Boston Scientific as trial begins

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