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Split 6th Circuit: Michigan Drug Shield Law Does Not Apply To Fentanyl Patch
Posted on 21 Jan 2014 by Tom Moylan

CINCINNATI — (Mealey’s) A split Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 21 reversed dismissal of a fentanyl patch overdose lawsuit, saying the trial court needs to determine whether the patch is a combination product that is not preempted... 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

Florida, Kentucky Residents Sue Zimmer Alleging Hip Implant Defect
Posted on 17 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Wendy R. Fleishman of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP announced March 11 that Todd Lovelace and Christine Walker have filed separate personal injury lawsuits against... Read More

Lawsuit Alleges Defective Zimmer Artificial Hip Has Caused Extreme Pain, Hardship
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Mark P. Chalos from the Nashville office of the national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP , announced that on May 20, Walter Thomas filed a lawsuit in federal court in Nashville against Zimmer Inc... Read More

Durom Cup Lawsuits Filed Against Zimmer Allege Pain, Injuries From Artificial Hip
Posted on 23 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - The national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP recently announced several lawsuit filings against Zimmer Inc., the nation's largest producer of orthopedic devices, over the allegedly defective hip implant... Read More