Medtronic News

Medtronic Infuse Lawsuit News: Unreported Study Was ‘Unintentional’

In 2008, Medtronic employees mysteriously shut down a study documenting what happened to roughly 3,600 patients who had received the biotech giant’s latest bone-fusion product called Infuse. Now, lawmakers and those involved in a Medtronic Infuse lawsuit want to know why. Over a two-year span, Medtronic employees analyzed patient medical records [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:43:55-07:00May 18th, 2016|Medtronic News, Medical Device News|

Los Angeles Superior Court Rejects Preemption Argument, Allows Medtronic and Stryker Injury Case to Move Forward

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge rejected attempts by Stryker and Medtronic to dismiss Plaintiff April C. Cabana's claims that the devices used during two back surgeries caused her to suffer permanent disabling injuries. Cabana alleges the devices used during her surgeries were fraudulently promoted by the medical device companies for [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:52:30-07:00October 25th, 2013|Medtronic News, Stryker News, Medical Device News, Bijan Esfandiari|

Baum Hedlund Defeats Preemption in Another Medtronic Infuse Case

The Los Angeles law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman has defeated preemption (immunity) for the second time in a case against medical device maker Medtronic, Inc. On July 18, 2013, the Honorable Eileen Mary Brewer of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois denied Medtronic's motion to dismiss a [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:52:56-07:00July 20th, 2013|Medtronic News, Medical Device News|

Medtronic Paid Millions to Manipulate InFUSE Studies, Senate Finance Committee Investigation Finds

Washington, D.C., October 31, 2012 – Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman reports that the U.S. Senate Finance Committee issued a lengthy report on Thursday showing that medical device maker Medtronic, Inc. paid doctors hundreds of millions of dollars to manipulate studies and write favorable articles on the company’s popular bone graft [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:54:11-07:00October 31st, 2012|Medtronic News, Medical Device News, Ronald L. M. Goldman|

California Judge Clears the Way for Baum Hedlund’s Medtronic INFUSE Bone Graft Device Lawsuit

On Monday, August 20, 2012, a California state court judge ruled in favor of a California resident, represented by Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman, allowing her lawsuit against Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. and Medtronic, Inc. (collectively "Medtronic") to move forward. (The Judge previously issued a tentative ruling on Friday, August [...]

Medical Device Manufacturers Accused of Off-Label Promotion of Products Meant to Mend Broken Bones Resulting in Improper Use and California Woman’s Disabling Injuries

Los Angeles, California, July 14, 2011 – A woman from Rancho Cucamonga, California has filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles, against medical device manufacturers, Stryker Biotech and Medtronic, Inc., alleging that the companies fraudulently promoted their respective bone fortification products for [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:54:48-07:00July 14th, 2011|Medtronic News, Stryker News, Medical Device News|