Medtronic settles heart device suits for $268M

[Pioneer Press, October 14, 2010] Medtronic will pay $268 million to settle thousands of lawsuits filed over a flawed heart device component recalled by the manufacturer three years ago.

Dr. Robert Hauser and colleagues at the Minneapolis Heart Institute were the first to publicly raised concerns about the lead wires in a medical journal article published before the recall. Read the full story on

Posted on October 15, 2010 in Allina Health Minneapolis Heart Institute

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