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Norton Rose Fulbright: Vermont AG Offers Limited Penalty For Failure To Report Data
Posted on 25 Feb 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Benjamin Koplin , Selina Coleman and R. Jeffrey Layne The Vermont Attorney General's Office announced an offer to accept a limited penalty from medical device and biologic manufacturers to resolve failure to report expenses related to health... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Drug Pump Adverse Event Preemption Case
Posted on 23 Jun 2014 by Tom Moylan

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 let stand a federal appeals court ruling that there is no preemption of a claim that medical device manufacturer Medtronic Inc. violated its duty under federal law to report adverse... Read More

Medical Device Maker Pays $22.2 Million To Settle Criminal, SEC Claims Of Foreign Bribery
Posted on 7 Feb 2012 by Tom Moylan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Medical device maker Smith & Nephew PLC and its American subsidiary will pay $22.2 million to settle federal criminal and civil complaints that it bribed Greek government doctors to use the company's products... Read More

5th Circuit: Device Failure-To-Warn Claims Aren't Preempted
Posted on 24 Jan 2011 by Tom Moylan

NEW ORLEANS -- (Mealey's) A woman's failure-to-warn claims involving a uterine ablation device are not preempted by federal law, a panel of the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 21 ( Jan Hughes v. Boston Scientific Corporation... Read More

C.R. Bard Takes $51 Million Charge, Agrees To Settle Federal Civil, Criminal Probes
Posted on 27 Jan 2012 by Tom Moylan

MURRAY HILL, N.J. - (Mealey's) C.R. Bard Inc. on Jan. 27 reported that it has taken a $51 million charge in connection with a preliminary agreement with the civil and criminal divisions of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of... Read More

Seeger Salvas Sues J&J Division Over Recalled Hip Implant Device
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco-based Seeger Salvas LLP on Aug. 30 filed a series of four lawsuits on behalf of patients from Los Angeles, Chicago, Arizona and Virginia on behalf of hip implant patients who required a painful and expensive second procedure... Read More

Thompson Hine Announces Leadership Change For Atlanta Office
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - Russell Rogers, a partner in Thompson Hine LLP's Business Litigation and Product Liability Litigation practice groups, assumed leadership of the firm's Atlanta office effective Dec. 1. Rogers replaced Walt Addison Linscott, who will... Read More

Hunter Shkolnik Of Rheingold Valet Moves To Napoli Bern Ripka LLP
Posted on 4 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - After more than 15 years as a senior partner in the New York personal injury firm Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, Shkolnik & McCartney LLP, Hunter Shkolnik has joined Napoli Bern Ripka LLP as a senior partner of the firm, which is now known... Read More

Greenberg Traurig Grows National Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice Led By Atlanta Shareholder Lori G. Cohen
Posted on 10 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - Greenberg Traurig's Atlanta-based national Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation Practice Group continues to grow with the addition of Ginger Heyman Pigott . Pigott, who joins as a shareholder, will work closely... Read More

Kimberly L. Beck Joins Ulmer & Berne’s Cincinnati Office
Posted on 20 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CINCINNATI - Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced the addition of Kimberly L. Beck as an associate to the firm's Cincinnati office. Before joining Ulmer & Berne, Beck was an associate at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, where she handled a wide variety... Read More