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Congressional Representatives Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) introduced a bill that would require medical device makers to include pediatric information in certain FDA applications.
Orthopedic surgeons may be spending billions each year ordering unnecessary tests in order to protect themselves from potential liability lawsuits, a national survey found. More than ¾ of survey respondents said they would order fewer tests "if there was significant medical liability reform."
A U.S. federal judge this week upheld C.R. Bard’s (NYSE:BCR) win against W.L. Gore & Associates over vascular graft patents. The court affirmed Bard’s $371 million win from a 2007 decision when an Arizona jury found that Gore willfully infringed on patents for vascular tubing.