American Medical Systems Holdings Inc

Type: Company
Name: American Medical Systems Holdings Inc
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Just-in-Time Technology Solutions

We watch TV programs sans commercials “on demand” and have instant access to information 24/7 via the Web. Today’s employees want that same flexibility when it comes to training. Article Author:  By Margery WeinsteinMost of us have the technology capability ... [Published Training - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, With Issuance of New Order in Federal Multidistrict Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

Transvaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/) filed against C.R. Bard, Inc. continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, Bernstein ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

New Jersey Litigations Continue to Add Ethicon, C.R. Bard Transvaginal...

The Firm is representing hundreds of women who allegedly suffered serious transvaginal mesh complications due to products marketed by C.R. Bard, Inc., American Medical Systems, Inc., Boston Scientific, Corp., and Ethicon, Inc. Transvaginal mesh (http://www.injurybeacon.com/transvaginal-mesh/) ... [Published PRWeb - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

J&J and Boston Sci to Pay Millions in Vaginal Mesh Cases

Boston Scientific's Obtryx sling   Boston Scientific Corp. and Johnson & Johnson must cough up millions to settle recent lawsuits related to their vaginal mesh products.Boston Scientific was hit hardest: it must pay $73 million to a woman treated with ... [Published QMED - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

James J. Chonko|Engineer, Naugatuck High graduate

James J. ChonkoTRUSSVILLE, Ala. — James J. Chonko (Jim, Jimmy, Papa), age 68, of Trussville, Ala., passed away suddenly on Saturday, Sept. 6, at St. Vincent's Hospital East. He was born Aug. 1, 1946 in Waterbury, Conn., son of the late John and Mary (Waranowicz) ... [Published Waterbury Republican American - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Fecal incontinence implants reduce weekly incontinence episodes in women

Nearly 70% of participants in TRANSFORM study saw bowel leakage reduced by halfShareToolsA study by American Medical Systems (AMS), a unit of Endo Health Solutions ($ENDP), showed that the company's fecal incontinence implant product reduced by half the ... [Published FierceMedicalDevices - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Top-Line Data Show the Investigational TOPAS™ System Improves Fecal Incontinence in Women

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS), a subsidiary of Endo International plc (Nasdaq: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) and leading provider of medical technologies for pelvic health, today announced positive top-line results ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Court Overseeing Pennsylvania Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Denies Defendants’ Bid for Mass Dismissal of 800+ Claims, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

The Firm is representing hundreds of women who allegedly suffered serious vaginal mesh complications due to products marketed by American Medical Systems, Inc., Boston Scientific, Corp., C.R. Bard, Inc. and Ethicon, Inc. (PRWeb September 06, 2014) ... [Published Presskontakt.se - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

J&J, Boston Scientific, others can't shake Philly pelvic mesh mass tort

Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific and several other defendants lose their bid for the wholesale dismissal of more than 860 pelvic mesh product liability lawsuits in a Philadelphia court.keys:Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) ... [Published MassDevice - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Defendant Dismissed from Pennsylvania Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

Secant Medical LLC, a manufacturer of polypropylene mesh used in pelvic mesh implants, has been dismissed from hundreds of vaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/)pending in a mass tort litigation underway in Pennsylvania’s ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Report: Endo Health puts AMS up for sale

by The Wall Street Journal reports that Endo Health is looking to divest its troubled American Medical Systems subsidiary just 3 years after buying it.Endo Health Solutions  (NSDQ: ENDP ) may be looking to ditch its American Medical Systems subsidiary, ... [Published MassDevice - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Minnetonka med-tech maker American Medical Systems is for sale, may fetch $2B: WSJ

Endo International is trying to sell American Medical Systems, the Minnetonka-based medical-device maker it bought for $2.9 billion three years ago.Private equity firms are among the prospective buyers courting AMS, which might sell for as much as $2 ... [Published Twin Cities Business Journal - Aug 25 2014]

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...potential of a leading global specialty healthcare company," said Rajiv De Silva, president and chief executive officer of Endo, in a statement. "In light of the highly complementary nature of our two companies' commercial portfolios, the growth potential of Auxilium's Xiaflex and the significant synergy opportunities, we believe this compelling strategic combination would result in and create benefits for both Endo and Auxilium shareholders, as well as for patients, customers and employees."
"Our Firm is representing numerous women who have filed vaginal mesh lawsuits in the federal litigations involving C R Bard and other device manufacturers. We are pleased to see these cases moving forward" says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices...
"These new findings suggest that TOPAS has the potential to be a safe, effective and minimally invasive approach to managing ABL in women where more conservative measures have failed" Dee Fenner, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Michigan and a primary investigator in the study, said in a statement
"Our Firm has been watching this trial closely, as we represent numerous women who are alleged to have experience similar complications following implantation of Ethicon transvaginal mesh products. We are very pleased with the jury's decision in this case" says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing victims of defective drugs and medical devices...

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Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, With I... [Published PRWeb - 22 hours ago]
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Defendant Moves For S... [Published PRWeb - Sep 19 2014]
Endo Makes Offer For Auxilium Pharmaceuticals I... [Published Value Walk - Sep 17 2014]
Endo offers $2.2B buyout deal for a struggling ... [Published FierceBiotech - Sep 17 2014]
Just-in-Time Technology Solutions [Published Training - Sep 16 2014]
C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forwa... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 15 2014]
C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forwa... [Published Digital Journal - Sep 15 2014]
New Jersey Litigations Continue to Add Ethicon,... [Published PRWeb - Sep 14 2014]
James J. Chonko|Engineer, Naugatuck High graduate [Published Waterbury Republican American - Sep 10 2014]
J&J and Boston Sci to Pay Millions in Vaginal M... [Published QMED - Sep 10 2014]
Jury Orders J&J to Pay $3.27 to Woman Injured b... [Published Drug Watch - Sep 10 2014]
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Trial: Bernstein Lieb... [Published PRWeb - Sep 09 2014]
Study: Fecal incontinence implants reduce weekl... [Published FierceMedicalDevices - Sep 09 2014]
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Federal Jury Aw... [Published PRWeb - Sep 09 2014]
Top-Line Data Show the Investigational TOPAS™ S... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Sep 08 2014]
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Pennsylvania Co... [Published PRWeb - Sep 08 2014]
Court Overseeing Pennsylvania Transvaginal Mesh... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 06 2014]
Court Overseeing Pennsylvania Transvaginal Mesh... [Published Presskontakt.se - Sep 06 2014]
Court Overseeing Pennsylvania Transvaginal Mesh... [Published PRWeb - Sep 06 2014]
Second Federal Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Lawsui... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 05 2014]
Jury hits Ethicon with $3.25 mln verdict in mes... [Published Reuters - Sep 05 2014]
J&J, Boston Scientific, others can't shake Phil... [Published MassDevice - Sep 04 2014]
High-volume surgeons show multiple options for ... [Published Urology Times - Sep 02 2014]
Defendant Dismissed from Pennsylvania Vaginal M... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 31 2014]
Defendant Dismissed from Pennsylvania Vaginal M... [Published PRWeb - Aug 31 2014]
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Federal Judge R... [Published PRWeb - Aug 30 2014]
Study: Safety, efficacy similar between PVP, TURP [Published Urology Times - Aug 28 2014]
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Testimony Begin... [Published PRWeb - Aug 28 2014]
Report: Endo Health puts AMS up for sale [Published MassDevice - Aug 25 2014]
Minnetonka med-tech maker American Medical Syst... [Published Twin Cities Business Journal - Aug 25 2014]
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Top-Line Data Show the Investigational TOPAS™ S... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Sep 08 2014]
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS), a subsidiary of Endo International plc (Nasdaq: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) and leading provider of medical technologies for pelvic health, today announced positive top-line results ...
American Medical Systems Enrolls First Patient ... [Published PR Newswire: Health - Jun 09 2014]
MINNEAPOLIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Medical Systems Inc. (AMS), an Endo International plc (Nasdaq: ENDP) (TSX: ENL) subsidiary and leading provider of  medical technologies for pelvic health, today announced that the first patient has been ...
Louisiana: When MedMal Is Not Enough [Published Drug and Device Law - May 29 2014]
Things are often done differently down in Louisiana.  For one thing, Louisiana is the nation’s only civil law state.  It’s also the only state not to have enacted the Uniform Commercial Code.  We bloggedabout one such difference before – the state’s ...
American Medical Systems Uses Qstream(R) Mobile... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - May 29 2014]
Qstream's Powerfully Simple, Game-Based Approach Helps Leading Medical Device Company Overcome the "Forgetting Curve" and Achieve Unprecedented Engagement ...
Levin Simes LLP Settles AMS Transvaginal Mesh C... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - May 01 2014]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - Levin Simes LLP announced that an agreement in principle has been reached to settle approximately 20,000 claims related to vaginal mesh products sold by American Medical Systems, Inc. (AMS), a subsidiary ...
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Lawsuit Settlement News Reports AMS (American M... [Published Financial Services - Jul 10 2014]
Agile Edge Technologies, (AET) To Host AMR's Wa... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 07 2013]
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