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BAX drops FloSeal case against J&J | Medtech legal news for the week of April 13, 2015

April 13, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Baxter drops FloSeal case against J&J; Feds: We got $119m in fraud penalties from medtech companies last year; Insurer, DJO Global settle pain pump suit

Baxter drops FloSeal case against J&J

April 6, 2015 by Brad Perriello

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Feds: We got $119m in fraud penalties from medtech companies last year

April 8, 2015 by Brad Perriello

The U.S. Health & Human Services Dept. and the Justice Dept. say they collected some $119 million in healthcare fraud penalties from medical device companies during fiscal 2014.

Feds: We got $119m in fraud penalties from medtech companies last year

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BSX faces $50m gender suit | Medtech legal news for the week of March 23, 2015

March 23, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Sales reps level $50m sex discrimination suit against Boston Scientific; Zimmer chooses new bellwethers in NexGen knee implant MDL; Boston Scientific executive's killer gets 17 years; Federal appeals court upholds Smith & Nephew's $85m win over Arthrex; Feds extend Biomet's deferred prosecution deal for another year

Sales reps level $50m sex discrimination suit against Boston Scientific

March 19, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Federal appeals court upholds Smith & Nephew's $85m win over Arthrex

March 18, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A federal appeals court upholds an $85 million patent infringement win for Smith & Nephew over Arthrex.

Appeals court upholds Smith & Nephew's $85m win over Arthrex

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Docs doubt 'repless' sales model for medical devices

March 18, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A pair of high-volume orthopedic surgeons say they're skeptical of so-called 'repless' sales models such as Smith & Nephew's Syncera offering.

Docs doubt 'repless' sales model for medical devices

A pair of high-volume orthopedists who specialize in hip and knee replacement surgeries are skeptical of generic or "repless" sales models, in which medical device companies offer lower-cost implants without a sales rep on hand to advise during the procedure.

SNN buys out Colombian distributor | The week in medtech M&A

March 11, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top mergers & acquisitions stories for medical device companies this week: Smith & Nephew buys outs Colombian distributor; Matchmaking for medtech, Greenberg Traurig looks to bring companies together; Zimmer releases post-Biomet merger numbers

Smith & Nephew buys outs Colombian distributor

March 4, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Medtech's $33m lobbying spend last year hits 16-year high

March 9, 2015 by Brad Perriello

The lobbying spend in Washington hit a 16-year high of nearly $33 million in 2014, as the industry continued its fight to repeal Obamacare's medical device tax.

Medtech's $33m lobbying spend is an all-time high

The medical device industry's lobbying spend hit its highest point since 1998 last year, nearing $33 million, as the industry stepped up its campaign to repeal the medical device tax enacted as part of Obamacare.

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