Court Sets Key Dates Leading to Trial in Boston Scientific Vaginal Mesh Cases

Judge Joseph Goodwin set the following key dates for the run up to trial in the vaginal mesh cases vs Boston Scientific currently set for October 14, 2014. Pretrial Order 87 provides as follows: Plaintiffs shall serve expert reports by 5/11/2014 and provide proposed deposition dates to occur by 7/1/2014; Defendants shall serve expert reports [...]

Boston Scientific Settles Guidant Heart Devices Allegations for $30 Million

Boston Scientific Inc., already embroiled in transvaginal mesh litigation, agreed to pay $30 million stemming from claims that they knowingly sold defective heart devices that were implanted in Medicare patients.  Boston Scientific acquired Guidant in 2006 and bought the company for $27 billion. From 2002 to 2005, Guidant knowingly sold the defibrillator devices even though [...]

October 21st, 2013|Drug and Medical Device Litigation|0 Comments