Florida Inventor Sues GE Over Surgical Device

Law360 (November 5, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- An inventor of a medical laser for drilling teeth and cutting bone has filed a lawsuit against General Electric in a Florida federal court, claiming that GE failed to live up to its obligations under a research funding agreement.

Kevin Dickenson filed a lawsuit last week in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against GE and one of its divisions for fraud and breach of contract.

Dickenson’s company, PanaRay Inc., was part of a $220 million acquisition when GE acquired Panametrics, Inc....
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