EU court rules Boston Scientific must pay pacemaker replacement surgery

March 5, 2015 10:18 AM

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. medical device maker Boston Scientific Corp's German arm is liable for the cost of operations to replace potentially defective pacemakers, Europe's top court ruled on Thursday.

The European Court of Justice ruled that, where a medical device has a potential defect, it is possible to classify as defective all products of the same model.

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