Man gets $482 million in stent suit against Johnson & Johnson

    Philadelphia-area Doctor Bruce Saffran will receive a $482 million settlement from Johnson & Johnson for patent infringement. A Texas court ruled Friday J&J willingly used a heart stent model Saffran developed, which releases medicine directly into the body.

    WHYY’s Carolyn Beeler has the full report, including the reaction from Johnson & Johnson.

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