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As Surgeon Paolo Macchiarini Faces Charges, Biostage Pushes Ahead With New Tech 6/24/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Wants to Hit the Pause Button to Appeal $500 Million Loss in Pinnacle Lawsuit 6/24/2016
Analogic (ALOG) Stuck with $14.9 Million Corruption Fine 6/23/2016
Trial Starts for Energex Founder Accused of Stealing $200,000 6/23/2016
MedShape Inc. Invalidates Key Cayenne Medical Patent Claims 6/22/2016
Could Former Warner Chilcott (WCRX) Exec’s Acquittal Help Accused Ex-Acclarent Officials? 6/22/2016
MiMedx Reaches Settlement With Medline Industries, Inc. And Liventa Bioscience For Certain Claims 6/21/2016
Lawsuit Claims Intuitive Surgical (ISRG)’s Da Vinci Caused Metallic Microemboli in Patient’s Brains 6/16/2016
Former FDA Official Charged in Alleged Securities Scheme for Tipping Off Hedge Fund 6/16/2016
Judge Hands Medtronic (MDT) a Win in $1.4 Billion IRS Case 6/10/2016
Court Overturns $28 Million Damages Award in Zimmer (ZMH) Knee Suit 6/8/2016
B.Braun Medical and Affiliates Sue Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) for Patent Infringements 6/7/2016
Sequenom (SQNM) Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit In Australia 6/7/2016
Only One Week After Voiding Two Years of Tests, Theranos Now Faces Consumer Class Action Lawsuit 5/27/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Slapped with Lawsuits from State AGs 5/26/2016
Elekta To Pay Humediq EUR 8.9 Million In Legal Dispute 5/24/2016
BIND Therapeutics (BIND)'s Bankruptcy Filing Worries Developers Of Nanoparticle Cancer Drugs 5/24/2016
Theranos’ Voided Tests Might Make it a Magnet for Lawsuits 5/23/2016
Jury Finds In Favor Of CardiAQ In Case With Neovasc (NVC) 5/20/2016
Neovasc (NVC) Announces Jury Verdict In Litigation Brought By CardiAQ 5/20/2016
Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Wins $70 Million in Mitral Valve Tech Suit Against Neovasc (NVC) 5/20/2016
How B.Braun Medical Got in Big Trouble Over Tainted Syringes They Didn't Even Make 5/20/2016
Engineer Charged With Stealing Medical Device Trade Secrets from ev3 (EVVV)/Covidien (COV) and Edwards Lifesciences (EW) 5/20/2016
Myriad Genetics (MYGN)’ Statement On HIPAA Complaint From Four Patients 5/20/2016
Enzo Biochem (ENZ)’s Enzo Life Sci Reaches $35 Million Patent Infringement Settlement with Life Technologies (LIFE) 5/17/2016
MiMedx Files Lawsuit Against Osiris (OSIR) For False And Misleading Representations 5/17/2016
IsoRay (ISR) Provides Update On Motion To Dismiss Securities Lawsuit 5/16/2016
Olympus (OCPNF) to Cough Up $306 Million to Settle Kickback Charges 5/11/2016
Unilife  (UNIS) Postpones Earnings Call, Illegal Activities By Former CEO and Chairman Discovered 5/10/2016
Is FDA Evidence Sufficient To Corroborate Allegations That Theranos Violated Medical Device Regulations? 5/10/2016
Four Guilty of $10 Million Investment Scheme Involving Medical Safety Solutions 5/9/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Vows to Fight $55 Million Talcum Powder Loss 5/5/2016
Theranos Allegedly Sent Team of Five Lawyers to Wall Street Journal to Squash Story 5/4/2016
Vascular Solutions (VASC) Spent $25 Million to Fend Off Justice Department's Criminal Charges 5/3/2016
Federal Court Upholds DNA Diagnostics Center's Use Of "Ancestry" For DNA Testing And Rules That Ancestry.Com Caused Marketplace Confusion 5/3/2016
Spherix (SPEX) Files Complaint For Patent Infringement Against Level 3 Communications, TW Telecom, And 4/28/2016
Feds Bust Invibio That Forced "Monopoly" Prices on Medical-Device Makers 4/28/2016
Bookkeeper Gets 5 Years for Stealing from PenRad Tech 4/28/2016
Federal Judge Dismisses 150 Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits Against C.R. Bard 4/26/2016
Questions Crop Up About Palmaz Scientific's Fundraising in 2012 and 2013 4/26/2016
BTL Aesthetics Korean Division Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Lutronic 4/26/2016
Cybergenetics Release: TrueAllele Helps Free Innocent Indiana Man After 24 Years in Prison 4/26/2016
Five Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Pinnacle Plaintiffs Fight for Full $360 Million Punitive-Damage Award 4/25/2016
Boston Scientific (BSX) Sues Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Over Heart Valve Replacement Patents 4/22/2016
Dirty Devices Are Killing Patients. Can Congress Stop It? 4/19/2016
More Trouble for Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos as Federal Authorities Launch Criminal Probe 4/19/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Must Pay Up for Luring Away Rival's Employee 4/18/2016
Cardinal Health (CAH) Fends Off $200 Million Antitrust Suit from Suture Express 4/14/2016
How Medtronic (MDT) Misplaced 1,000 Negative Infuse Reports 4/12/2016
Medtronic (MDT) Disputes Star Tribune's Infuse Story 4/11/2016
Abbott (ABT) Wins in $1 Billion Trial Over Marketing of Stents 4/8/2016
Medtronic (MDT) Still Unfazed by New Inversion Rules 4/6/2016
SEC Fines and Bans Once Prominent Bay Area Investor Steven Burrill Over Stolen Investor Funds 3/31/2016
Lawsuit Claims Penumbra's Medical Device Caused Brain Damage 3/30/2016
Respironics (RESP) to Fork Over $34.8 Million to Settle Kickback Charges 3/25/2016
Abbott (ABT) Accused of Marketing Unapproved Stents for Unsuspecting Patients and Cheating Medicare in $1 Billion Suit 3/24/2016
Sequenom (SQNM) Files Petition With The Supreme Court Of The United States Requesting Review Of Decision On '540 Patent 3/22/2016
LifeWatch Corp Liable for $18.7 Million+ in Highmark Arbitration Case 3/22/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Looks to Settle 100+ Morcellator Lawsuits 3/21/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to Cough Up $502 Million to Five Plaintiffs in Hip Implant Case 3/18/2016
Palmaz Scientific Fights Fraud Charges After Bankruptcy Filing 3/18/2016
Are Investigators Incentivized To Go After Device Execs? 3/18/2016
GeneNews (GEN.TO) Files Management Cease Trade Order 3/17/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s LifeScan Sued By Decision Diagnostics Over Glucose Test Strip Patents 3/17/2016
U.S. DoJ Seeks Documents Regarding Sales Practices from Alere (ALR) 3/15/2016
Olympus (OCPNF) Coughs Up a Record $646 Million to Settle Kickback Charges 3/2/2016
Brazilian Authorities Raid Boston Scientific (BSX)’s Offices 3/2/2016
In Otherwise Strong Year, Endo International (ENDP) Shutters Astora Women’s Health Unit Over Ongoing Litigation Risk 3/1/2016
MiMedx Supports FDA's Decision To Postpone April 13th Hearing On Draft Guidance Documents 3/1/2016
Vascular Solutions (VASC) CEO Found Not Guilty of Felony Charges 2/29/2016
Stryker-Zimmer (ZMH) Case Has Supremes Eying Stiffer Patent Penalties 2/24/2016
NuVasive (NUVA) Loses $42 Million in Sales Rep Poaching Case 2/24/2016
Former Accountant Sues Hologic (HOLX) for Wrongful Termination 2/23/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Loses Another Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit 2/19/2016
Renaissance RX Faces New Employee Lawsuit, Fraud Allegations 2/18/2016
Medtech Vet Pleads Guilty to Swindling 160 Investors Out of Millions 2/17/2016
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Haunts Boston Scientific (BSX) Again 2/15/2016
Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation at Medtronic (MDT) Plant 2/15/2016
Ex-Revolutions Med Execs Facing Fraud, Money Laundering Charges 2/12/2016
QT Vascular Announces Another Positive Outcome In Litigation With Spectranetics (SPNC)/AngioScore, Inc. 2/11/2016
BMC Medical Co., Ltd Wins Patent Infringement Litigation Against ResMed (RMD) 2/8/2016
Spherix (SPEX) Release: VTech/Uniden Cases To Get Underway 2/4/2016
Boston Scientific (BSX) Slapped with Restraining Order Over Vaginal Mesh 2/4/2016
Calmare Therapeutics Discusses Complaint Settlement 2/4/2016
Northwestern University Still Facing Human Experimentation Charges for Illegal Clinical Trials of Cardiac Device 2/3/2016
Boston Scientific (BSX), C.R. Bard Beat $28 Million Pelvic Mesh Trial 2/3/2016
Federal Judge Throws Boston Scientific (BSX) Racketeering Case to the FDA 1/29/2016
District Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Accelerate Diagnostics (AXDX) 1/29/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to Cough Up $120 Million in Its First Big Mesh Settlement 1/28/2016
Investor Accuses HeartWare (HTWR) of Lying About Problems at Florida Facility That Led to Warning Letter 1/26/2016
ArthroCare (ARTC) Ex-CEO, Ex-CFO Win Reversal of Fraud Convictions 1/26/2016
Fired Executive Assistant Files Lawsuit Against Starkey Hearing Tech, Starkey Fires Back 1/25/2016
Medtronic (MDT) to Fork Over $221 Million to Settle Tax Dispute with the IRS 1/21/2016
Decision Diagnostics Wins Federal Appeals Court Victory, Ruling Affirms Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Division's Loss Of US Patent No. 7,250,105 1/21/2016
Fitbit (FIT) Sinks as Investors Accuse the Company of Fraud 1/21/2016
Globus Medical (GMED) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s Synthes (SYST) Settle a Quartet of Patent Lawsuits 1/20/2016
PTS Diagnostics And Jant Pharmacal Jointly Resolve Pending Litigation 1/19/2016
Ansell Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Reckitt Benckiser LLC. 1/15/2016
Lawsuit Accuses Boston Scientific (BSX) of Smuggling Counterfeit Resin, Racketeering for Pelvic Mesh 1/15/2016
Illumina (ILMN) Files Two Patent Infringement Suits In Europe For Infringement Of Patents For NIPT 1/8/2016
Activist Investor Calls for HeartWare (HTWR) to Immediately Terminate Proposed Acquisition of Valtech Cardio Again 1/7/2016
PA Rep Wants the FDA to Launch Criminal Probe into Morcellator Deaths 1/7/2016
Blood Tester Will Be Vindicated, Says Theranos Exec 1/5/2016
Boston Scientific (BSX) Engineer to Be Sentenced Today for Trade Secret Theft 12/31/2015
MiMedx Revives Organogenesis Inc. Beef 12/30/2015
Fed. Circ. Upholds Doc's $4.3 Million IP Win Over Globus Medical (GMED) 12/29/2015
Ex-General Counsel Accuses Bio-Rad (BIO) of Firing Him in Retaliation for Blowing the Whistle 12/17/2015
Stryker Loses Bid To Throw Out Ex-Sales Rep’s Counter-Claims 12/16/2015
Jury Adds $70 Million in Damages to $9.8 Million Ethicon (JNJ) Stapler Loss 12/15/2015
Ex-Synthes USA CEO, a Major Clinton Donor Faces Lawsuit in Deadly "Human Experimentation" Case 12/8/2015
Former NMT Medical (NMTI) PI's License Suspended in the U,K. Over Misconduct Charges 12/8/2015
ulrich medical USA, Inc. Settles Lawsuit Against Amedica Corporation 12/8/2015
Emails Reveal Theranos CEO Sought Marine General’s Help in Skirting Federal Inquiry 12/4/2015
Sequenom (SQNM) Comments On U.S. Court Of Appeals For The Federal Circuit Decision On '540 Patent 12/3/2015
QT Vascular Release: Update On AngioScore Litigation 12/1/2015
New U.S, Tax Inversion Note Doesn't Concern Medtronic (MDT) 11/23/2015
Mindray Medical Announces Settlement Of Previously Described Masimo (MASI) Related Litigation 11/20/2015
Arthrex Serves Second Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Smith & Nephew plc (SNN) 11/20/2015
Masimo (MASI) Settles Legal Beef with Mindray Medical for $25 Million 11/19/2015
FDA Wants to Shut Down the Loophole that Theranos Used But Some Politicians Don't Get Why 11/19/2015
CryoLife (CRY) Announces Resolution Of Perclot Litigation With Medafor, Inc. 11/18/2015
EDAP TMS (EDAP) Announces Dismissal Of Class Action Lawsuit 11/11/2015
British Prosecutor Drops Case Against Japan's Olympus (OCPNF) 11/10/2015
Zimmer (ZMH) Grabs a Win for First U.S. Trial Over Nexgen Flex Knee Devices 11/9/2015
Boston Scientific (BSX), Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Face Off in New TAVR Battle 11/5/2015
Glaukos, Transcend Medical Settle Eye Stent Patent Spat 10/30/2015
Former Biomet Sales Rep Alleges Retaliatory Firing for Blowing the Whistle 10/27/2015
Medtronic (MDT) Challenges a Pair of Masimo (MASI) Patents 10/26/2015
Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) Files Patent Infringement And False Advertising Lawsuit Against SmileCareClub, Sharper Image, And Brookstone 10/23/2015
Bill Would Ban Bayer (BAY)'s Essure Contraceptive 10/22/2015
SEC Concludes Investigation of InVivo Therapeutics (NVIV) 10/22/2015
Fraud Allegations Surround NuVasive (NUVA)'s Spinal Device Approved by the FDA 10/16/2015
BioTelemetry Wins Patent Ruling 10/14/2015
Qui Tam Complaint Against MiMedx Is Fully Dismissed 10/13/2015
Lawsuit Alleges C-Suite Purge at Starkey Hearing Tech was Retaliatory and Tied to Family Drama 10/12/2015
Boston Scientific (BSX) Escapes $200 Million Patent Suit with Stent Pioneer Jang 10/7/2015
Court Order Requires Tru-D To Cease False And Misleading Statements Regarding Its Mercury UV Device & Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots 10/6/2015
Steris (STE) Settles Lawsuit Over Tax Reimbursements to Executives 10/1/2015
Coloplast (COLOB.CO) to Pony Up Half a Billion Dollars on Mesh Cases 9/30/2015
Jury In Federal Court In California Finds Against AngioScore, Inc.'s Patent Infringement Claims 9/30/2015
Elekta States That Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Claims Lack Merit 9/29/2015
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s DePuy Synthes Battled MedStar Surgical Funders Over Price Inflation 9/28/2015
Plaintiff with Murder Conviction Drops Lawsuit Against Boston Scientific (BSX) 9/21/2015
District Court Rules On Summary Judgment Motions In Glaukos Patent Litigation With Transcend Medical, Inc. 9/21/2015
Integra LifeSciences (IART) Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against HyperBranch Medical Technology, Inc. 9/16/2015
Ex-St. Jude Medical (STJ) VP Charged With Stealing $117 Million, Trade Secrets 9/16/2015
How a GE Healthcare Buy Sparked an Insider Trading Case 9/11/2015
KFx Medical Announces New Patent Infringement Suit Against Arthrex 9/8/2015
Did C.R. Bard Really Forge a Signature on an FDA Filing? 9/8/2015
No Further Legal Action By Italian State's Attorney To Enjoin The Combination Of Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) And Cyberonics (CYBX) 9/8/2015
Sanofi Genzyme (SNY) Pays $32.5 Million to Resolve Criminal Seprafilm Lawsuit 9/4/2015
MiMedx Corrects Inaccuracies In MTF Press Release Regarding The Recent Rulings From The Patent Trial And Appeal Board 8/27/2015
MTF Receives Favorable Ruling From The Patent Trial And Appeal Board In Patent Dispute With MiMedx 8/26/2015
Ex-PenRad Technologies Staffer Allegedly Stole Nearly $700K 8/26/2015
MiMedx Patent Infringement Lawsuits Receive Favorable Rulings From Patent Trial And Review Board 8/21/2015
Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) Announces Dismissal Of Italian Creditor Rights Objection 8/20/2015
Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Targeted in $3.6 Million Ukrainian Hacking Scheme 8/14/2015
C.R. Bard to Fork Over $200 Million to Settle Vaginal-Mesh Cases 8/5/2015
Covidien (COV) Wants the Supreme Court To Hear Appeal In $177 Million Patent Fight With Ethicon (JNJ) 8/3/2015
NuVasive (NUVA) Forks Over $13.5 Million to Settle False Claims Probe 7/31/2015
Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) Falls as Milan Court Casts Doubt on Cyberonics (CYBX) Deal 7/27/2015
Hospital Systems Accuse Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) of Monopolizing the Safety Syring and IV Markets 7/21/2015
How ConMed (CNMD) Complicated a 2010 Discrimination Case 7/17/2015
Investigation Finds Toshiba Execs Were Involved in Company-Wide Scandal 7/17/2015
Could This FBI Investigation be a Huge Threat to Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)? 7/15/2015
Fresenius AG Companies Fined Over Diabetic Death 7/10/2015
Toshiba Looking at Management's Role Amid Accounting Scandal 7/10/2015
Ex-Sales Rep Slaps Cardiovascular Systems With Lawsuit 7/9/2015
Enzo Biochem (ENZ) Reports Favorable Delaware Court Markman Hearing Ruling 7/8/2015
Enzo Biochem (ENZ) Reaches $7.1 Million Patent Infringement Settlement With Luminex (LMNX) 7/6/2015
Medtronic (MDT) Sales Rep Killed in Random Shooting 7/6/2015
Federal Court In California Awards AngioScore, Inc. $20 Million Plus Disgorgement In Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Case 7/2/2015
OrbusNeich Announces Favorable Ruling From The European Patent Office And Initiation Of Litigation Against Terumo Corporation 7/1/2015
United States Department of Justice Closes Investigation Into Abiomed (ABMD)'s Impella 2.5 6/30/2015
Ex-OtisMed CEO Gets Two Years for Selling Unapproved Devices 6/30/2015
Medtronic (MDT)’s Covidien (COV) Unit Agrees to Settle Some Cases Over Transvaginal Mesh Devices 6/25/2015
BMC Medical Co., Ltd. Wins Patent Infringement Case Against ResMed (RMD) 6/24/2015
KFx Medical Receives $35 Million Payment From Arthrex 6/18/2015
Smith & Nephew Inc. (SNN) Receives $99 Million Patent Infringement Payment From Arthrex 6/17/2015
Sequenom (SQNM) Comments On U.S. Court Of Appeals For The Federal Circuit Ruling On '540 Patent 6/15/2015
Elbit Imaging Ltd. (EMITF) Announces Dismissal Of The Appeal Filed With Regards To The Approval Of The Company's Arrangement 6/15/2015
3M Company (MMM)/Ivera Medical Corporation & Catheter Connections Settle Patent Infringement Litigation 6/15/2015
Cardiac Science Corporation (CSCX), A Group Company Of Opto Circuits India Limited, Awarded Nearly $23 Million In Lost Royalties In A Breach Of Contract Lawsuit Against ZOLL Medical Corporation (ZOLL) 6/8/2015
Ekso Bionics (EKSO) Investor Jailed for Fraud 6/5/2015
Syneron Medical Ltd. (ELOS) And Viora Announce Settlement Agreement Of Business And Patent Litigations 6/5/2015
Medtronic (MDT) Concludes IRS Quarrel for $330 Million 6/4/2015
Ex-SpineFrontier Employee Claims She Was Fired for Contacting the FDA 6/3/2015
Bio-Rad (BIO) Mixed Up in Another Lawsuit Over Foreign Bribery 6/1/2015
Olympus Corporation (OCPNF) Received Subpoena From Feds in March Over Dirty Scopes 5/29/2015
Boston Scientific (BSX) Must Pay $100 Million Over Mesh Inserts 5/29/2015
FDA Investigating What Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Knew About Uterine Surgery Device, Wall Street Journal Reports 5/28/2015
IRadimed Corporation Announces Favorable Court Ruling 5/28/2015
Par Pharmaceutical Companies (PRX) Receives Favorable Appeals Court Ruling In Generic Exelon Patch Litigation 5/27/2015
Boston Scientific (BSX) Challenges Nevro's IP 5/20/2015
Ex-Covidien (COV) Sales Rep Sues for Wrongful Termination 5/19/2015
Illumina (ILMN) Files New Patent Infringement Suit Against Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. And Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. (RHHBF.PK) 5/19/2015
Decision Diagnostics States Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Division Offers Partial Surrender In Long Running Patent Battle 5/19/2015
Sirona (SIRO) And OnDemand 3D Enter Into A Settlement and License Agreement For Dental Surgical Drill Guides 5/19/2015
Feds Charge Ex-J.P. Morgan Exec, Father in Medtech Insider Trading Scheme 5/18/2015
Boston Scientific (BSX) Settles Bellwether Mesh Case In California 5/12/2015



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