Medtronic Lawsuits Back In The News

Understanding Medical Device Maker’s Lawsuit Troubles

http://marketrealist.com/2017/01/understanding-johnson-johnsons-medical-device-business-lawsuit-troubles/Major industry players including Stryker (SYK), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), and Medtronic (MDT) have faced numerous litigations in the past and have some pending.

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has also faced many litigations over the years, the most serious …

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Catheter Injury Lawsuits Increase After Slew of Recalls

https://dailyhornet.com/2016/catheter-injury-lawsuits-increase-after-slew-of-recalls/On November 30, Medtronic recalled several catheters that are used to treat blood clots in the brain.

The problem was that the coating on the catheter could peel off and enter the bloodstream, causing blood clots.

The recall included the Pipeline …

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Appeals court resuscitates Infuse lawsuit against Medtronic

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A federal appeals court yesterday resuscitated a shareholders lawsuit accusing Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) of concealing for nearly 10 years the negative side effects of its Infuse bone growth protein.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th …

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Lawsuit against Medtronic questions the company’s handling of spinal device

http://www.startribune.com/medtronic-target-of-suit-that-challenges-fda-approval-of-spinal-devices/400058221/Medtronic faces a federal false claims and misbranding lawsuit that accuses the company of designing products for one purpose but tricking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) into approving them for another to avoid expensive and time-consuming …

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State’s high court hears arguments in legal challenge to Medtronic-Covidien deal

http://www.startribune.com/state-s-high-court-hears-arguments-in-legal-challenge-to-medtronic-covidien-deal/396086711/In oral arguments Wednesday morning at the Supreme Court, the attorney representing Medtronic said the two-year-old class-action lawsuit should never have gotten to the state’s highest court.

That is because long-standing Minnesota business law gives …

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Medtronic Disentangles Itself From Durrani Infuse Lawsuits

https://ryortho.com/breaking/medtronic-disentangles-from-durrani-infuse-lawsuits/Spine patients in Ohio who had back surgery performed by federal fugitive, Atiq Durrani M.D., joined together to sue Medtronic because Durrani used Infuse in an alleged off-label fashion.

Durrani is currently practicing back surgery on Pakistanis after …

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Whistleblower case contends surgical device maker misled FDA — and patients paid the price

https://www.statnews.com/2016/08/15/medtronic-medical-device-surgery-fda/Yet the legal challenge is not over for Medtronic 2.

The company, one of the world’s largest medical device manufacturers, now faces a whistleblower lawsuit that claims it sought Food and Drug Administration approval for its devices under false …

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