Category: Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Witness for J&J's Synthes faked credentials; Medtronic agrees to stop making SynchroMed drug pump; NuVasive settles Justice Dept. probe for $14m; Boston Scientific inks $119m pelvic mesh deal; Stryker inks $3m settlement in Howmedica reimbursement suit
, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
, Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS)
, Dept. of Justice (DOJ)
, DePuy Synthes Spine
, Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
, Globus Medical
, Howmedica Osteonics Corp.
, Johnson & Johnson
Stryker pays $3 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by a former sales rep who alleged that its Howmedica subsidiary failed to reimburse employees for business expenses.
A court orders Stryker to pay a $2 million to XL Insurance America, ruling that the insurer is entitled to the payment after maxing Stryker's $15 million policy limit in lawsuits over knee implants.
Orthopedics giant Stryker (NYSE:SYK) is on the hook for a $2 million payment to its insurance company after a court ruled this week that the insurer is entitled to recoup the deductible.
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A case dismissal is overturned as Stryker fends off a lawsuit holding its subsidiary Howmedica liable for design, manufacturing and marketing defects in its Scorpio TS knee replacement implant.
A Fifth Circuit court overturned a lower court's decision to dismiss a case against a knee implant sold through Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK) subsidiary Howmedica Osteonics, and the case will move to trial.
Patient Lynn Brandau argued that Howmedica should be held liable for defects in design, manufacturing and marketing of its Scorpio TS knee replacement device, which she had implanted and then removed from her right knee.
Stryker Corp. and Wright Medical Technology Inc. ask a New Jersey judge to dismiss a 10-year-old lawsuit over a knee implant patent filed by Stryker subsidiary Howmedica Osteonics.
Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK) and Wright Medical Technology Inc. (NSDQ:WMGI) asked a federal judge in New Jersey to dismiss a decade-old patent infringement lawsuit over knee prosthetics.
A federal judge in New York dismisses a product liability lawsuit against Stryker Corp.'s Howmedica subsidiary alleging that it made a defective knee implant that later had to be explanted.
A federal judge in New York dismissed a lawsuit accusing Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK) subsidiary Howmedica Osteonics of manufacturing a defective knee implant.
Beverly Maxwell had a total knee replacement in June 2004, using Howmedica's Duracon Total Knee System. Maxwell developed an allergic reaction to the nickel contained in the Duracon device, which was replaced in August 2005 using a low-nickel Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) Genesis II implant.