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Olympus to pay $92m to settle accounting fraud case

March 27, 2015 by MassDevice

Olympus says it agreed to pay $92 million to settle a pair of civil lawsuits brought over the 2001 accounting scandal that nearly brought the company down.

Olympus to pay $92m to settle accounting fraud case

Olympus issues 'urgent' steps for cleaning device linked to superbugs

March 26, 2015 by MassDevice

Olympus issues an urgent safety advisory on cleaning the endoscopes implicated in lethal 'superbug' outbreaks across the country.

Olympus issues 'urgent' steps for cleaning device linked to superbugs

Olympus faces another superbug lawsuit

March 23, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Olympus faces another lawsuit over a 'superbug' infection allegedly caused by 1 of its endoscopes.

Olympus faces another superbug lawsuit

Another lawsuit for Olympus over 'superbug'-infected scopes

March 18, 2015 by MassDevice

A patient infected with a drug-resistant 'superbug' at a Los Angeles hospital sues Olympus, the maker of the endoscope that allegedly caused the infection.

Another lawsuit for Olympus over 'superbug'-infected scopes

(Reuters) — A 76-year-old man infected with a drug-resistant "superbug" at a Los Angeles hospital has sued the manufacturer of a medical device that allegedly caused the illness in the 5th lawsuit related to the bacterial outbreak at the facility, his attorney said yesterday.

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FDA advisory panel to discuss 'superbug' scopes

March 12, 2015 by MassDevice

The FDA's gastroenterology & urology devices advisory panel is slated to meet in May to review the recent, deadly outbreak of hospital-acquired infections from endoscopy procedures.

FDA advisory panel to discuss 'superbug' scopes

(Reuters) — The FDA said an advisory panel is slated to discuss the transmission of "superbug" infections through endoscopy procedures in U.S. hospitals.

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Olympus sold 'superbug' scopes without FDA clearance | Regulatory news for the week of March 9, 2015

March 10, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: Olympus sold 'superbug' scopes without our clearance; FDA clears 1 Hospira plant, flags another; GI Dynamics plunges 50% after FDA halts trial; Sunshine Heart stops trial enrollment after patient deaths; Petition accuses Bayer's Conceptus of altering Essure trial data

FDA: Olympus sold 'superbug' scopes without our clearance

March 5, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Widow files wrongful death suit over superbug infection

March 6, 2015 by MassDevice

The widow of a patient who died after being infected with E. coli by an Olympus endoscope is suing the hospital and the company for wrongful death.

Widow files wrongful death suit over superbug infection

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