Nobel To Pay $1.3M To Settle Faulty Implant Suit

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 2:02 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday granted preliminary approval to a settlement resolving a $450 million class action accusing Nobel Biocare Holding AG of marketing defective dental implants that caused bone and gum problems, after the parties resolved a dispute over the deal.

U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald approved the $1.3 million agreement after the plaintiffs — a class of just more than 2,900 dentists — and Nobel hammered out their differences over the proposed settlement claim process and related claim forms for the deal,...
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