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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.

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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Gore on the hook for $1B in damages to Bard | Medtech legal news for the week of January 19, 2015

January 19, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Appeals court puts Gore on the hook for $1B in damages to Bard; Bard loses bid to delay pelvic mesh cases over judge's comments; Johnson & Johnson: Women asked to lie for pelvic mesh payoffs; BD notches partial win in $352m anti-trust loss to Retractable Technologies

Appeals court puts Gore on the hook for $1B in damages to Bard

January 13, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Appeals court puts Gore on the hook for $1B in damages to Bard

January 13, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A federal appeals court today ruled that W.L. Gore & Assoc. owes C.R. Bard $1 billion in penalties and damages for infringing a stent graft patent.

Appeals court puts Gore on the hook for $1B in damages to Bard

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

January 13, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge shoots down a bid by C.R. Bard to delay a raft of pelvic mesh product liability trials, ruling that Bard failed to show that his comments tainted the jury pool.

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