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Allergan pushes to kick Valeant, Pershing out of special shareholder meeting

September 16, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Allergan is still looking to prevent Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Pershing Square from voting their shares in a December 18 shareholder meeting the company was forced to host.

Allergan cedes to shareholder meeting, but still pushes for injunction

Another J&J exec pressed in lawsuit over Pinnacle hip implant

September 16, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The plaintiff's lawyer in the 1st product liability trial over DePuy's Pinnacle hip replacement grills another Johnson & Johnson executive, worldwide clinical research vice president Pamela Plouhar, the at DePuy, over the metal-on-metal implants.

Another J&J exec pressed in lawsuit over Pinnacle hip implant

GE Healthcare accuses engineer of sending confidential files to company in China | Medtech legal news for the week of September 15, 2014

September 15, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: GE Healthcare says engineer sent trade secrets to China; Counterclaims stand in whistleblower lawsuit against Boston Scientific; Boston Scientific loses $74M pelvic mesh verdict; DoJ says recorded meeting uncovers kickback scheme at Reliance Medical; Allergan caves to shareholder meeting after Valeant, Ackman rally support

GE Healthcare says engineer sent trade secrets to China

September 9, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

GE Healthcare says engineer sold trade secrets to China

Boston Scientific exec's suspected killer arrested in Minnesota

September 11, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Police track down the man suspected of fatally shooting Boston Scientific executive Kelly Phillips.

Boston Scientific exec's shooter arrested in Minnesota

Minnesota police finally nabbed fugitive Lyle "Ty" Hoffman, the man suspected in the fatal shooting of Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) executive Kelly Phillips.

Feds charge ACT and ex-CEO for hiding stock sales

September 10, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Former Advanced Cell Technology chairman, CEO & CFO Gary Rabin is charged with failing to report his sales of company stock for years.

Feds charge ACT ex-exec with insider trading

Boston Scientific loses $74M pelvic mesh verdict

September 10, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A Dallas jury awards nearly $74 million to the plaintiff in a product liability lawsuit over Boston Scientific's Obtryx pelvic mesh.

Boston Scientific loses $73M pelvic mesh verdict

DoJ says recorded meeting uncovers kickback scheme at Reliance Medical

September 9, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

The U.S. Justice Dept. says that it has a record of Reliance Medical's owners telling a potential investor that they devised the company to "get around" federal anti-kickback laws.

DoJ says recorded meeting uncovers kickback scheme at Reliance Medical

Federal investigators are pushing forward with claims against Reliance Medical Systems, saying that they have evidence that the company's owners devised a kickback scheme to induce doctors to use Reliance spinal implants, even sometimes when patients didn't need the procedure.

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