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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.

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

Boston Scientific to pay $18.5m in pelvic mesh case

November 20, 2014 by MassDevice

Boston Scientific goes down in another product liability lawsuit over its pelvic mesh products.

Boston Scientific to pay $18.5m in pelvic mesh case

Bard still on the hook for its share of $5m pelvic mesh verdict

November 20, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A California appeals court upholds a $5 million judgment against C.R. Bard and the surgeon involved in a product liability lawsuit filed over its Avaulta pelvic mesh.

Bard still on the hook for its share of $5m pelvic mesh verdict

Johnson & Johnson wants $5B from Boston Scientific for Guidant jilting

November 19, 2014 by MassDevice

Johnson & Johnson wants more than $5 billion in damages from Boston Scientific in a lawsuit brought over its 2006 jilting by Guidant Corp.

Johnson & Johnson wants $5B from Boston Scientific over Guidant jilting

BDX owes $340m to RVP in anti-trust case | Medtech legal news for the week of November 17, 2014

November 17, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: BD owes $340m to Retractable Technologies in anti-trust case; Feds indict Vascular Solutions, CEO over Vari-Lase; Federal jury begins deliberations in Boston Scientific mesh trial; Boston Scientific ordered to pay $26.7 million over mesh devices; Judge dismisses 76 Ethicon pelvic mesh lawsuits in Texas

BD owes $340m to Retractable Technologies in anti-trust case

November 11, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Judge dismisses 76 Ethicon pelvic mesh lawsuits in Texas

November 14, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge dismisses 76 product liability lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon subsidiary over its Gynecare Prolift pelvic floor repair system.

Judge dismisses 76 Ethicon pelvic mesh lawsuits in Texas

A federal judge in Texas this week tossed 76 product liability lawsuits brought against JNJ Ethicon subsidiary over its Gynecare Prolift pelvic floor repair system, ruling that his court has no jurisdiction over the out-of-state plaintiffs.

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