Category: Legal News
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.
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.
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.
Boston Scientific goes down in another product liability lawsuit over its pelvic mesh products.
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.
Johnson & Johnson wants more than $5 billion in damages from Boston Scientific in a lawsuit brought over its 2006 jilting by Guidant Corp.
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
A federal judge dismisses 76 product liability lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon subsidiary over its Gynecare Prolift pelvic floor repair system.
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.