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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;...

2014-03-11 08:28:39

SAN ANTONIO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aperion Biologics, Inc., a clinical-stage regenerative medical device company, announced that France Dixon Helfer and Mike Ward were appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. Ms. Helfer currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Halo Healthcare Inc., a medical device and diagnostics company which develops innovative technologies for early risk detection of breast cancer. Most recently, she was the founder and CEO of...

2014-03-09 23:02:41

The patents, which relate to remote monitoring of implantable medical devices, will be developed in companies spun-out of Rosellini Scientific, all of whom will have a focus on enhancing the delivery of digital medicine at the point of care. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Rosellini Scientific, Inc. announced today that it has acquired a medical device portfolio from Medtronic consisting of six U.S. and eight International patents. The patents, which relate to remote monitoring of...

2014-01-28 23:33:00

National network of attorneys will resume availability for inquiries from consumers seeking legal options to seek compensation over life-threatening allegations stemming from FDA Class 1 Recall of Medtronic SynchroMed Infusion Pumps. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/medtronic.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will resume offering free consultations in 2014 to consumers inquiring...

2014-01-07 16:25:18

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ETEX Corporation, an advanced biomaterials company, today announced the appointment of Stephen R. La Neve, MBA, as President and Chief Executive Office. Steve brings over 30 years of healthcare achievement and leadership to the position. He has held executive management roles in both medical device and diagnostic segments, most recently as the Co-Founder and CEO of SkelRegen, LLC. This was preceded by a number of domestic and...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.