Category: Legal News
Jurors in Washington state vote 10-2 for Intuitive Surgical in the first of many lawsuits over the company's da Vinci robotic surgical system
Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) won a legal victory in a patient injury lawsuit involving its da Vinci robotic surgical assist device.
J&J subsidiary Lifescan asks the courts to ban Shasta from using its logo, saying problems with Shasta's products are harming the Lifescan brand.
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Lifescan took its trademark gripe with Shasta Technologies to a California judge, saying the company's use of their logo is harming the Lifescan brand.
A federal judge overseeing a raft of cases filed against Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary over its Pinnacle hip implants orders the medical device company to provide compliance monitoring reports to the plaintiffs' lawyers.
An attorney for a plaintiff suing robot-assisted surgical systems maker Intuitive Surgical says the company valued control over quality in training surgeons, resulting in the death of a patient.
Boston Scientific denies allegations by stents rival OrbusNeich that it tried to block the seizure of stants whose importation is banned in Germany.
The U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Medtronic's appeal of a patent infringement loss to rival Boston Scientific over cardiac rhythm management technology.
The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Assn. sues Medicare and the U.S. Health & Human Services Dept. over reimbursement policies for prosthetic devices.
The trade association representing prosthetic medical device makers filed a lawsuit in federal court against Medicare and the U.S. Health & Human Services Dept. over what it calls "unfair and unauthorized" payment rules.
In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Assn. alleged that the government is unfairly denying payment to suppliers of prosthetic devices.