Guidant Will Settle Heart Defibrillat...

Guidant Will Settle Heart Defibrillator Cases for $175 Million, People Say

There are 1 comment on the Bloomberg story from Jul 13, 2007, titled Guidant Will Settle Heart Defibrillator Cases for $175 Million, People Say. In it, Bloomberg reports that:

Boston Scientific Corp.'s Guidant unit has agreed to pay more than $175 million to settle claims that it hid defects in its heart defibrillators, people with direct knowledge of the accord said. via Bloomberg

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Since: Jul 07

Stevensville, MI

#1 Jul 22, 2007
For a discussion on the growing importance of drug/device safety which has literally caught manufacturers off guard, see: "Drug /Device Safety Debate to Yield Big Changes, Grow More Controversial" at:

http://blog.aesisgroup.com/2006/05/01/drug-sa... .

This article outlines some of the subtle reasons why something that wouldn't have been so much of an issue twenty/thirty years ago is not front-and-center.

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