Medtronic Sofamor Danek has agreed to pay $12 million to settle claims that the company misrepresented the safety of a spinal fusion device. Read more
Federal prosecutors in Sacramento have negotiated a $9.98 million settlement with Medtronic Inc. The medical-device company improperly paid doctors to implant the company’s pacemakers and de... Read more
Medtronic Inc. has agreed to pay $22 million to settle some product liability suits over its Infuse product. Infuse is a bone graft substitute that Medtronic promoted for off-label uses that... Read more
Beginning in April 2013, the Medtronic Paradigm® Insulin Pump has been the subject of a number of medical device safety alerts and recalls issued by its manufacturer and the U.S. Food and Dr... Read more
An Arizona federal judge last month rejected Medtronic Inc.’s arguments that federal law preempted a personal injury lawsuit involving claims that the company promoted off-label use of... Read more
Blockbuster revelations made to a U.S. Senate investigation committee paints a bleak picture of the integrity of the medical devices industry. This is an industry that appears to be motivate... Read more
Within the past few years, there has been a steady increase in the number of recalled medical devices called pain pumps. Pain pumps typically are portable and often disposable pain managemen... Read more
The family of Shirley Nisbet, a California woman who went into respiratory arrest and died after neck surgery, has filed a lawsuit blaming her death on the use of a bone-growth protein made... Read more
Device maker Medtronic got some bad news recently when a study showed that its new drug-coated stent was associated with more heart attacks and blood clots than a rival stent made by Johnson... Read more
The import of the two words “inequitable conduct” are well-known to patent owners. These words will cost Medtronic nearly $170 million in damages that the medical device company... Read more
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