Surgiview Says It's Not Liable For $37M Ex-Parent Owed

Law360, Los Angeles (January 29, 2014, 9:18 PM EST) -- An expert witness for French company Surgiview SAS, testifying Wednesday in medical device company OrthoTec LLC's suit accusing bankrupt Eurosurgical AS of fraudulently transferring assets to Surgiview to avoid paying $39 million in contract and copyright damages, told a California jury the transfer was legal under French law.

OrthoTec, a Beverly Hills, Calif.-based company that manufactures and sells devices used in spinal surgeries, contends Eurosurgical sold its assets at significantly below market value to its former subsidiary Surgiview to avoid paying OrthoTec damages awarded in two...
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