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Olympus agrees to pay $92m to settle accounting scandal | Medtech legal news for the week of April 6, 2015

April 6, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Olympus to pay $92m to settle accounting fraud case; Insurer wants out of $28m Biotronik legal loss; Medtronic to pay feds $4m to settle product labeling case

Olympus to pay $92m to settle accounting fraud case

March 27, 2015 by MassDevice

JNJ, Google ink robotics deal | Medtech Wall Street news for the week of March 30, 2015

April 2, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top Wall Street stories for medical device companies this week: Johnson & Johnson taps Google for robot-assisted surgery program; Olympus to pay $92m to settle accounting fraud case; Philips sells stake in lighting biz for $3B; ReWalk Robotics plans Q2 launch in India

Johnson & Johnson taps Google for robot-assisted surgery program

March 27, 2015 by Brad Perriello

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

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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

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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

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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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