8th Circ. To Rehear Catheter Antitrust Suit Against Bard

Law360, New York (October 20, 2010, 2:14 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has elected to conduct a panel rehearing of its decision to uphold the dismissal of an antitrust class action brought by a hospital accusing medical technology manufacturer CR Bard Inc. of orchestrating a scheme to drive up the prices of urological catheters.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued an order Tuesday granting St. Francis Medical Center's petition for a panel rehearing and vacating its Aug. 17 order agreeing with the lower court's determination that the hospital had failed...
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