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Endo/ American Medical Systems Under Investigation for Transvaginal Mesh

Endo Health Solutions took over American Medical Systems (AMS) in 2011 for $2.9 billion and in doing do inherited roughly 22,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits. That may have been a mistake. In its annual report released by the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday, Endo says it has received subpoenas from several Read more

By | 2014-03-05T12:37:47+00:00 March 5th, 2014|Legal News|3 Comments

Breaking News! Endo Settles Some AMS Vaginal Mesh Cases for $55 Million

Apogee for POP, AMS June 21, 2013 ~ Endo Health Solutions Inc. unit has agreed to pay $54.5 million to settle some product liability lawsuits filed by women who were implanted with the Perigee, Apogee and Elevate transvaginal mesh. The women claim they were injured by the polypropylene Read more

By | 2013-06-21T14:04:02+00:00 June 21st, 2013|Featured|17 Comments

Boston Scientific Under Investigation for Transvaginal Mesh Sales

Boston Scientific web page November 8, 2012 ~  A required report by Boston Scientific reveals a number of states plan to initiate an investigation about how Boston Scientific sells mesh. The information is contained in the company's quarterly regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, (here), issued November Read more

By | 2012-11-08T16:23:52+00:00 November 8th, 2012|Legal News|1 Comment

Device Maker Smith & Nephew Pays $22 Million to Settle Bribery Case

Medical device maker, Smith & Nephew has been in the news lately as one of the manufacturers of metal-on-metal artificial hips. Now AP (here) reports the London-based company has agreed to pay $22.2 million to settle claims that its U.S. and German subsidiaries bribed public doctors in Greece for more than Read more

By | 2012-02-06T16:17:37+00:00 February 6th, 2012|Legal News|1 Comment