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  • NEW YORK, Nov 20- Boston Scientific Corp was ordered Thursday to pay $18.5 million for injuries caused by transvaginal mesh devices, a plaintiffs' lawyer said, in the third courtroom loss for the company over the products. Jurors also said Boston Scientific had acted with "gross negligence" and awarded each woman $1 million in punitive damages, Monsour said.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 20- Boston Scientific Corp was ordered Thursday to pay $18.5 million for injuries caused by transvaginal mesh devices, a plaintiffs' lawyer said, in the third courtroom loss for the company over the products. Jurors also said Boston Scientific had acted with "gross negligence" and awarded each woman $1 million in punitive damages, Monsour said.

  • MIAMI, Nov 3- A lawyer representing four women in Miami federal court who say they were injured by Boston Scientific Corp's transvaginal mesh accused the company on Monday of ignoring patient safety in its haste to get the devices on the market. A lawyer for Boston Scientific, Molly Craig, said similar mesh products had been used successfully in a variety of...

  • Nov 3- Boston Scientific Corp on Monday was set to face its first federal trials in two courts over claims from women who say they were injured by the company's transvaginal mesh devices. Boston Scientific has been hit with more than 23,000 suits in U.S. state and federal courts over the devices in the six years since concerns were first publicly raised over the...

  • Kimberly-Clark announced the spin-off last November, saying it would focus on its core business of diapers and Kleenex tissues. Existing Kimberly-Clark shareholders will be able to exchange eight shares of the company for one share of Halyard. The healthcare business was Kimberly-Clark's smallest, with sales of $1.7 billion in 2013..

  • ConvaTec owners appoint banks to explore sale - sources Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 6:17 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 15- ConvaTec's owners have appointed Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to explore a sale of the medical device maker which could be worth up to $10 billion, sources familiar with the matter said. Private equity firms Avista Capital Partners and Nordic Capital are preparing the groundwork for a possible sale or initial public offering in 2015 for the...

  • Oct 3- A jury award of $73.4 million to a woman who said she was injured by a Boston Scientific Corp transvaginal mesh device has been cut to $34.6 million, thanks to a Texas law that caps how much companies must pay in punitive damages. Last month, jurors in Dallas found Boston Scientific liable for selling a defective Obtryx sling that was implanted in plaintiff...

  • Diversified U.S. manufacturer 3 M Co and medical equipment makers CareFusion Corp and C.R. Bard Inc are among the companies exploring a potential deal for ConvaTec, the people said. CareFusion, with a market capitalization of $9 billion, and C.R. Bard, with $11.2 billion, would both be able to achieve an inversion if they use their own stock to pay for ConvaTec.

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