Doctor Gets Another $69M From Boston Scientific

Law360, New York (February 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In another stinging setback for Boston Scientific Corp., a federal judge has handed more than $69 million in pretrial interest to a radiologist on top of an earlier jury award of $432 million in his stent patent case.

Judge T. John Ward’s Thursday ruling in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas brought Bruce N. Saffran’s total from the suit to more than $501 million.

Three days earlier, Saffran received the sixth-largest patent award in history when a jury determined that the Natick,...
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