SEC Files Suit Against Medical Device Company

Law360, New York (April 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed a lawsuit against a Florida-based medical device company alleging that it misled investors about the regulatory approval status of its products, the receipt of a large customer order and the status of pending trademark applications.

In the suit, which was filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the regulator alleges that Southwestern Medical Solutions Inc., company President John R. Hedges, Vice President Richard R. Powell and Director Basil J. Meecham sent out...
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