11th Circuit Affirms Ruling For AMA In Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (March 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has upheld a ruling rejecting claims by a medical device maker that the American Medical Association and the American Urological Association conspired to restrict sales of its treatment for female incontinence.

The case involves Neotonus, a Georgia-based company that produces a device called NeoControl, a type of chair that uses a technology called “Extracorporeal Magnetic Innervation” to strengthen the pelvic muscles and prevent incontinence.

The company sued the AMA and AUA in 2004, alleging that they worked together to deprive patients of NeoControl...
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