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Boston Scientific Greenfield Vena Cava Filter Case Settles in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit concerning Boston Scientific Corp.’s allegedly defective Greenfield Vena Cava Filter, noting that the parties have reached a settlement agreement.

On March 13, Judge Michael H. Watson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio granted the parties’ joint motion for dismissal of the action with prejudice.

Cynthia Ratliff underwent implantation of a Boston Scientific Greenfield Vena Cava Filter in her right inferior vena cava on April 22, 2004, following a diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis.

While working as a long-haul truck driver, Ratliff traveled ...

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Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca
Landskroner Grieco Merriman

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Complaint, Motion, Order

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