Posts Tagged 'federal bureau of investigation'

Witness Tampering Allegations Swirl in DePuy Hip Implant Case

witness tampering accusations arise in DePuy hip implant trialWitness tampering is never taken lightly, and a federal judge presiding over a multidistrict litigation with numerous cases filed against Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Othopeodics unit is demonstrating just how seriously these allegations are taken when they come up. What was, at first, a federal bellwether trial to determine the direction and possible outcomes of thousands of DePuy hip implant lawsuits around the country is now the ...

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FBI Investigating Power Morcellators

power morcellator manufacturers under FBI investigationNasdaq reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is currently investigating laparoscopic power morcellators, a type of surgical tool known to spread cancer in women. According to the article, in recent months the FBI has interviewed a retired pathologist who notified Johnson & Johnson—the largest manufacturer of power morcellators—of the problems associated with the device; a doctor who has spoken out about power morcellators’ cancer-spreading side effects; and ...

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