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F&P sues ResMed


AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has filed patent infringement proceedings against ResMed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Am-Med Diabetic Supplies slapped with lawsuit


INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is suing Am-Med Diabetic Supplies for allegedly violating the state’s Do Not Call laws by making more than 55,000 illegal robocalls to residents, according to news reports.

Respironics to pay $34.8M over re-supply program


MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Philips Respironics has agreed to pay $34.8 million to resolve alleged False Claims Act violations for paying kickbacks to DME providers that bought its CPAP masks, the Department of Justice has announced.

BMC wins action against ResMed


BEJING – BMC Medical has won a global patent infringement litigation action against ResMed, it has announced. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a series of judgments in connection with inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. RE44453 on Jan.

Plaintiff reaches proposed settlement with Invacare


NEW YORK – The lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against Invacare has reached a proposed settlement of $11 million in cash, according to a statement from lead counsel Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman.

Laid off employees sue Univita for lack of notice


MIRAMAR, Fla. ­– Omar Olivier and about 1,000 other employees who have lost their jobs at Univita Health filed a class action complaint against the company on Aug. 2.

Orbit agrees to $7.5 million settlement


WASHINGTON – Orbit Medical and its partial successor, Rehab Medical, have agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle allegations that it altered and forged physician prescriptions and supporting documentation for power wheelchairs and accessories, the U.S. Department of Justice announced today.

3B Medical sues ResMed for antitrust violations


LAKE WALES, Fla. – 3B Medical has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida against ResMed for antitrust violations.

Advocates sue over 'broken' appeals system


WILLIMANTIC, Conn. – The Center for Medicare Advocacy has filed a nationwide class action lawsuit over lengthy Medicare appeals.

Judge issues mixed initial ruling in ResMed, 3B case


SAN DIEGO and LAKE WALES, Fla. – An administrative law judge at the International Trade Commission (ITC) on Aug. 22 made an initial ruling on ResMed’s claims that Chinese manufacturer BMC Medical and its U.S. distributor 3B Medical have infringed on a number of its patents.