Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Articles
March 23, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Kingston, GA: Scott had no idea that his difficulty swallowing could be linked to a Medtronic Infuse bone graft. He was only aware of Medtronic complications when bone began to grow outside of the graft. Ironically, Medtronic is now selling a device to help with swallowing complications! It’s hard to swallow, but could Medtronic be double-dipping?Read [ Medtronic Double-Dipping? ]
December 1, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Kingston, GA: Allen, a Medtronic Infuse bone graft victim, is reading with great interest a Medtronic class-action lawsuit filed by its investors, claiming that Medtronic intentionally misled them and charging the CEO in a cover-up.Read [ Medtronic Meddling Leads to Class-Action Lawsuit ]
November 8, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
Annapolis, MD: The plaintiffs in a Medtronic lawsuit may have faced stormy seas when a trial court dismissed various claims against the manufacturer of the Medtronic Infuse bone graft. However, when a Special Appeals Court reviewed the case within the framework of the Medical Device Amendments Act of 1976 (MDA) and the various nuances of the framework that governs whether or not state obligations are preempted by federal oversight, the plaintiffs found some relief.Read [ Medtronic Lawsuit Plaintiffs Earn Relief from Special Appeals Court ]
October 31, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Apelousas, LA: Chris has been disabled for three years - since having a Medtronic Infuse bone graft implanted. “Ever since this Medtronic bone was put in my back, my life has been hell. I’ve worked all my life and I’ve always been the provider for my family,” says Chris.Read [ Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Leaves Young Father Disabled ]
“Now I can no longer be that man.”
September 4, 2014. By Gordon Gibb.
St. Louis, MO: A federal judge in Missouri has thrown a wrench into the Medtronic lawsuit brought by plaintiff Kathleen Arthur, rejecting a majority of the plaintiff’s claims against the manufacturer of Infuse Bone Graft by way of a ruling that most of the plaintiff’s claims are preempted by federal oversight.Read [ Plaintiff’s Assertions Over Medtronic Bone Graft Preempted: Judge ]
August 21, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Jefferson City, MO: Another Medtronic Infuse lawsuit has been filed, claiming the off-label use of the Infuse bone graft left the plaintiff permanently disabled. A Missouri judge allowed the lawsuit to proceed after dismissing a motion by Medtronic Inc. to dismiss claims of fraud and intentional misrepresentation.Read [ Another Medtronic Off-Label Lawsuit, Senator Charles E. Grassley ]
July 29, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Columbus, OH: Another Medtronic Infuse bone graft lawsuit has been filed against the company, again for providing misleading information about its bone graft product.Read [ Medtronic Infuse—Another Bone of Contention ]
June 18, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Lake Placid, NY: Although Leanne is still suffering side effects from a Medtronic Infuse bone graft a few years ago, she may soon be getting financial relief. The medical device manufacturer is paying $22 million to settle 950 Medtronic lawsuits.Read [ Medtronic Pays Big in Lawsuit Settlements ]
May 13, 2014. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA: Last week Medtronic agreed to settle its Infuse bone graft lawsuit for $22 million that involves 950 people. A further $140 million is estimated to also settle about 3,800 additional claims, 1,200 of which have been filed and the remainder (2,600) unfiled.Read [ Settlement Good News for Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Victims ]
May 7, 2014. By Lucy Campbell.
San Francisco, CA: Medtronic, the maker of a spinal bone graft product called Infuse Bone Graft, has said it will pay $22 million to settle about 1,000 lawsuits stemming from claims of adverse health outcomes related to the product and claims that the manufacturer illegally promoted the Medtronic bone product for off-label uses. Medtronic is also reportedly preparing a further $140 million to settle an even larger number of anticipated claims.Read [ $22 Million Settlement Reached for Some Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuits ]