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RIP former Evalve CEO Powell | Personnel Moves

March 23, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Ferolyn Powell, the former CEO of Evalve who led it to a $410 million acquisition by Abbott, is killed in a motorbike accident in Thailand.

RIP former Evalve CEO Powell | Personnel Moves

Former Evalve CEO Ferolyn Powell, who led the MitraClip developer to a $410 million acquisition by Abbott (NYSE:ABT), died this month in a motorbike accident in northern Thailand, her family said yesterday.

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Ex-sales rep sues MDT | Medtech legal news for the week of March 16, 2015

March 16, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Ex-sales rep sues Medtronic, claims she was fired for blowing the whistle; J&J's Ethicon settles Prolift pelvic mesh bellwether; Appeals court upholds AngioDynamics injunction, $160m penalty against Biolitec; Bard's Medafor wins injunction against CryoLife's PerClot Topical

Ex-sales rep sues Medtronic, claims she was fired for blowing the whistle

March 10, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Bard's Medafor wins injunction against CryoLife's PerClot Topical

March 13, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge grants C.R. Bard's Medafor division's bid for an injunction barring U.S. sales of CryoLife's PerClot Topical hemostasis powder.

Bard's Medafor wins injunction against CryoLife's PerClot Topical

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Report: C.R. Bard to settle W. Va. pelvic-mesh case

February 24, 2015 by Val Kennedy

C. R. Bard is reportedly close to settling a suit filed in a West Virginia federal court by a woman who claimed she was injured by the company's pelvic-mesh device, Avaulta Plus.

Bard loses bid to delay pelvic mesh cases over judge's comments

C.R. Bard (NYSE:BCR) is reportedly close to settling a suit filed in West Virginia federal court by a woman who claimed she was injured by the company's pelvic-mesh device, Avaulta Plus.

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Boston Scientific to sell Bard's Lutonix balloon

February 9, 2015 by Brad Perriello

C.R. Bard inks a deal for Boston Scientific to distribute its Lutonix drug-eluting balloon in the U.S.

Boston Scientific to sell Bard's Lutonix balloon

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Pelvic mesh lawsuits: Judge urges plaintiffs, medtech companies to settle

February 6, 2015 by MassDevice

The federal judge overseeing some 70,000 pelvic mesh product liability lawsuits urges the plaintiffs and the medical device company defendants to settle.

Pelvic mesh lawsuits: Judge urges plaintiffs, medtech companies to settle

(Reuters) — A U.S. judge Thursday urged transvaginal mesh device makers and the women suing them to work harder to resolve their 10s of thousands of lawsuits in 1 of the biggest U.S. mass torts in history.

Bard's Q4 profits plunge on year-ago gains

February 2, 2015 by Val Kennedy

C. R. Bard reports a lower fourth-quarter profit, due largely to hefty gains recorded for a patent infringement suit against W.L. Gore & Associates and the sale of its electrophysiology unit in 2013.

Bard's Q4 profits plunge on year-ago gains

A tough comparison with the year-ago quarter pushed C.R. Bard's (NYSE:BCR) 4th-quarter profits down 80%, due largely to hefty gains from patent infringement suit and the 2013 sale of its electrophysiology unit.

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