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The class action against the implant manufacturer has fallen over and despite the TGA’s failings, victims can’t sue the regulator. Ilaria Gallo

Victims of faulty breast implants were let down by the TGA

The announcement this week by plaintiff law firm Tindall Gask Bentley that it was abandoning a class action against the Australian distributors of Poly Implant Prosthese (PIP) breast implants illustrates…
Medical device manufacturers sometimes engage in unconscionable behaviour to secure sales to private hospitals. Image from Shutterstock.com

Medical device sales: when a rebate becomes a kick back

Australian public interest regulators usually have a very imperfect picture of how much anti-competitive or fraudulent activity is occurring in areas such as health care. But there’s a better approach…

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