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Zimmer asks judge to sanction plaintiffs' lawyers in knee implant lawsuits

August 28, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Zimmer Holdings wants a federal judge to impose sanctions against the lawyers in 3 cases from the multi-district litigation filed over its knee implants, claiming that the cases should never have been brought in the 1st place.

Zimmer seeks sanctions against plaintiffs' lawyers in knee implant lawsuits

COV shareholder sues to block pending MDT merger | Medtech legal news for the week of August 18, 2014

August 18, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Another Covidien shareholder sues to block Medtronic merger; Ex-Integra sales rep, manager cop to $800k hospital fraud scheme; Diabetes: Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson settle patent spat; Stryker settles hip implant suit against J&J's DePuy; Appeals court reverses Medtronic's win in Lenox bone mill spat

Another Covidien shareholder sues to block Medtronic merger

August 12, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Stryker settles hip implant suit against J&J's DePuy

August 13, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Stryker Corp. settles a patent infringement lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics division; co-defendants Wright Medical, Zimmer Holdings and Smith & Nephew move to have their cases tossed as well.

Stryker settles hip implant suit against J&J's DePuy

Most claims stand in Zimmer's 'Trojan horse' suit against Stryker, ex-sales rep

August 11, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge lets stand most of the claims in a lawsuit accusing Stryker Corp. and a former Zimmer sales rep of scheming to create a 'Trojan horse' plan designed to lure Zimmer reps to work for Stryker.

Most claims stand in Zimmer's 'Trojan Horse' suit against Stryker, ex-sales rep

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Exclusive: IRS collected $1.4B in medtech excise tax payments in 2013

July 28, 2014 by Brian Johnson

The IRS calculates that medtech companies paid the federal government $1.4 billion in medical device excise taxes in 2013, according to a response to a Freedom of Information Act request by MassDevice.com.

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Medical device companies ponied up $1.4 billion in excise tax payments to the federal government in 2013 to pay for Obamacare, according to documents supplied to MassDevice.com by the Internal Revenue Service.

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Zimmer slides on Q2 sales miss, lowered outlook

July 24, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Zimmer Holdings misses 2nd-quarter sales expectations, just meets Wall Street's earnings forecast and cuts its 2014 guidance, sending share prices down this morning.

Zimmer slides on Q2 sales miss

Zimmer (NYSE:ZMH) shares are down this morning after the orthopedic device maker reported disappointing 2nd-quarter results and cut its outlook for the rest of the year.

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Covidien names Bill Burke as CFO to lead Medtronic merger | The week in medtech M&A

July 9, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top regulatory stories for medical device companies this week: Covidien taps integration chief to navigate Medtronic merger; Zimmer, Biomet appoint integration team; Thoratec inks $75M deal for Apica Cardiovascular; FTC wants more from Zimmer, Biomet on merger; Johnson & Johnson closes Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics sale

Covidien taps integration chief to navigate Medtronic merger

July 3, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Covidien taps integration chief to navigate Medtronic merger
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