Category: Legal News
A federal judge rules that TIG Insurance Co. owes Stryker Corp. nearly $8 million to cover deals the orthopedics company made to settle product liability lawsuits concerning its Duracon Uni-Knee implants.
Biomet agrees to pay more than $6 million to settle False Claims Act charges that it paid doctors to use its bone-growth stimulators.
Biomet paid nearly $6.1 million to settle federal charges that it paid kickbacks to doctors to induce them to use bone growth stimulators sold by its EBI subsidiary, the U.S. Justice Dept. said today.
Smith & Nephew says the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office confirmed the validity of a patent at issue in an ongoing infringement battle with Arthrex.
Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Ex-Boston Scientific engineer accused of stealing balloon catheter secrets; Jury clears DePuy in 1st Pinnacle bellwether trial; U.S. Patent Office denies Medtronic request in Endotach stent case; Jury deliberations begin in first trial over DePuy's Pinnacle hips; Johnson & Johnson's DePuy wins first trial over Pinnacle hips
A federal jury in Texas clears Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Pinnacle hip implant in the 1st bellwether product liability trial over the metal-on-metal device.
A federal jury in Texas reportedly clears Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Pinnacle hip implant in the 1st bellwether product liability trial over the metal-on-metal device.
UPDATED Oct. 23, 2014, with comment from DePuy.
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's patent trial board rules in favor of Becton Dickinson in a case involving a catheter-assembly patent held by One StockDuq Holdings.