Sterilizer Co. To Pay $20M In Medical Device Action

Law360, New York (March 4, 2011, 5:37 PM EST) -- An Ohio federal judge on Thursday preliminarily approved a class action settlement to provide about $20 million to health care providers who purchased a sterilization device that allegedly did not have proper regulatory approval.

Judge Christopher A. Boyko of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio granted preliminary approval of the proposed settlement between defendant Steris Corp. and plaintiffs. The judge granted Physicians of Winter Haven LLC's request to distribute notice of the settlement to a conditionally certified class of those who purchased...
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