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Boston Scientific Securities Fraud Class Action Dismissed
Posted on 28 Apr 2010 by Tom Moylan

BOSTON - (Mealey's) A federal judge in Massachusetts on April 27 dismissed a putative securities class action stemming from Boston Scientific Corp.'s recalled Taxus and Taxus Express2 stents, saying that the market was aware of problems with the... Read More

Jurors Return Defense Verdict In Massachusetts’ 2nd Pelvic Mesh Bellwether Trial (Watch The Video Of Closing Arguments)
Posted on 29 Aug 2014 by Joan Grossman

LOWELL, Mass. — (Mealey’s) A Massachusetts state court jury on Aug. 29 returned a defense verdict for Boston Scientific Corp. after 2-1/2 days of deliberations in the state’s second bellwether pelvic mesh trial ( Maria Cardenas v. Boston... Read More

Boston Scientific Pays $600 Million To Settle Guidant Contract Suit By Johnson & Johnson
Posted on 18 Feb 2015 by Tom Moylan

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — (Mealey’s) Boston Scientific Corp. on Feb. 17 announced that it has agreed to pay Johnson & Johnson (J&J) $600 million to settle a nine-year-old lawsuit alleging that Guidant Corp., which is now a Boston Scientific... Read More

3 Years' Probation Added To $296M In Fines, Forfeiture In Guidant Heart Device Plea
Posted on 18 Jan 2011 by Tom Moylan

MINNEAPOLIS - (Mealey's) Guidant LLC was sentenced Jan. 12 by a Minnesota federal judge to three years' probation and ordered to pay $296 million in fines and forfeiture for failing to tell the Food and Drug Administration about defects in three... Read More