Biomet Reaches Deals In 24 W.Va. Negligence Suits

Law360 (May 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Biomet Inc. has reached settlements in 24 professional negligence suits in West Virginia but now faces a probe by New Jersey's attorney general over potential financial ties between the company and doctors running its clinical trials, the orthopedic device maker has revealed.

The company has reached a mediation settlement with 24 of the 27 plaintiffs who targeted Biomet subsidiary EBI Inc. in a series of professional negligence suits against Dr. John King in the Circuit Court of Putnam County, W.Va., according to a Biomet filing with...
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