Bloomberg Moves To Unseal Guidant Court Papers

Law360, New York (June 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Citing the public's First Amendment rights to view court documents, Bloomberg LP has filed a motion to unseal Boston Scientific Corp. filings which were used in an attempt to throw out a product liability case regarding allegedly defective implantable heart defibrillators.

The documents revolve around the first bellwether trial among the more than 1,600 product liability suits that Guidant Corp., which Boston Scientific acquired last year, is facing. U.S. District Judge Donovan W. Frank on Tuesday denied several of the company’s motions to toss claims, allowing...
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