Boston Scientific Fights Bid To Remove Suit To State

Law360, New York (October 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Boston Scientific Corp. has put up a fight against a motion by two plaintiffs to remove their product liability lawsuit over faulty implantable heart defibrillators to state court, taking aim at their argument that Guidant Corp. is no longer a defendant.

The plaintiffs' claims that Boston Scientific, which bought Guidant last year, is now the sole defendant is simply a tactic to use “creative pleading” to avoid federal court, the medical device maker said in court documents filed on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court of...
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