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2014-07-10 08:27:37

ATLANTA, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading medical device and tissue processing company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed James Patrick (Pat) Mackin, age 47, as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 2, 2014. Mr. Mackin is expected to be appointed to the Company's Board of Directors after his employment begins....

2014-07-08 23:14:36

On July 2, the FDA announced that Medtronic Duet External Drainage and Monitoring System is recalled (Class I). In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Medtronic Duet External Drainage and Monitoring System. The FDA informed on July 2,...

2014-06-25 23:02:54

The move leaves uninterrupted a federal appeals court decision, enabling the action to proceed. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured during medical procedures and by medical devices, comments on a lawsuit brought by a man who became a paraplegic following surgery in which pain medication was infused into his spine. Medtronic Inc. is accused of...

hackers breach medtronics
2014-06-23 04:25:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The largest stand-alone medical device manufacturer in the world has revealed that hackers had successfully infiltrated its computers, and that it had lost some patient records in separate incidents last year. In regulatory documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday, Minneapolis-based Medtronic confirmed that it and two other large medical technology companies had been victimized by cyberattacks...

2014-06-09 23:09:51

Another Medtronic Infuse Lawsuit Accuses The Manufacturer of the Infuse Bone Graft For Promoting Use In Non-FDA -Approved Surgical Procedures, Coaching Doctors and Misrepresentation. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Humana has filed a false claims lawsuit against Medtronic, Inc., for the alleged fraudulent misrepresentation of its Infuse Bone Graft and deceiving the insurance company into paying claims related to the medical device. The Medtronic infuse bone graft lawsuit also contends...

2014-06-02 23:02:22

The $9.9 million settlement is meant to resolve allegations made under the False Claims Act that Medtronic engaged in kickback schemes to increase sales of its pacemakers and defibrillators. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long been dedicated to protecting the rights of victims who have been injured by medical devices and who have been defrauded due to unethical behaviors on the part of device makers, reports that device maker,...

2014-05-16 23:03:31

Medtronic Inc. indicated that it plans on recording a charge of $120-$140 million to resolve hundreds of lawsuits brought over its InFuse bone growth product. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm long dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, reports that device maker, Medtronic Inc., announced plans to record a charge of between $120 and $140 million to resolve hundreds of lawsuits brought over...

2014-05-15 08:33:16

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding AbbVie Inc (NYSE: ABBV), Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT), Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH) and Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available...

2014-04-28 08:32:07

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG), Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) and Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings...

2014-04-08 23:01:11

A Motion to Remand Has Been Granted by a Federal Court in A Case Brought Against Medtronic, Inc. and Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. Over its InFUSE™ Bone Graft Product. Parker Waichman LLP, continues to evaluate cases of spinal surgery patients suffering from serious injuries allegedly caused by Medtronic Infuse. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, along with co-counsel The Drakulich Firm; Neblett, Beard and Arsenault; Holland, Groves, Schneller, Stolze;...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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