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Boston Scientific to Face First Federal Trials

In the last six years transvaginal mesh has become one of the most sued-over medical devices in U.S. history. Adding to that legacy is Boston Scientific Corp., set to face its first federal trials in two courts over claims from women who say they were injured by the company's transvaginal...

NuvaRing Settles Birth Control Claims for $100 Million

NuvaRing, a hormonal contraceptive for women, has been known to cause adverse side effects in users. Thousands of claims have been brought against Merck & Co., the maker of NuvaRing, and were finally settled for $100 million recently. Users of the birth control device have reported blood clots, strokes and...

Partner Post: Medtronic Issues Recall for Defective Guidewires

Medtronic Orders Recall of Dangerous Defective Medical Devices Written by James P. Nevin The Food and Drug Administration has classified the recall of "some Medtronic devices used during heart procedures" as Class I, a category reserved for products with reasonable potential to cause serious injury or death. An estimated 15,000...