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U.S. Sues Boston Scientific Over Guidant Heart Devices
Posted on 28 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - (AP) The U.S. government sued Boston Scientific Corp. on Thursday, alleging its Guidant unit knew some of its implantable heart devices were defective but continued to sell them anyway, putting patients' lives at risk. In a complaint... Read More

Judge Rejects Plea Agreement In Guidant Heart Device Criminal Case
Posted on 28 Apr 2010 by Tom Moylan

MINNEAPOLIS - (Mealey's) Guidant LLC's proposed plea agreement to pay a criminal fine of $254,962 and criminal forfeiture of $42,079,675 for charges that it twice violated the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) by submitting false or no information... Read More

Heart Device Maker ELA Medical Pays $9.1M To Settle Kickback Allegations
Posted on 2 Nov 2010 by Tom Moylan

MIAMI -- Heart device maker ELA Medical Inc. will pay $9,178,000 to settle a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that it paid kickbacks through a distributor to doctors to induce them to use the company's products, according to a settlement filed Nov... Read More