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US medical device companies move to crush Brazilian corruption lawsuit

By Dylan Tokar

19 April 2017

US medical device companies move to crush Brazilian corruption lawsuit A knee and hip prosthesis. iStockphoto.com/monstArrr_

Three US medical device manufacturers have asked a federal court in Delaware to quash a lawsuit by a Brazilian insurers association that accuses the companies of participating in a far-reaching scheme to bribe doctors in Brazil, dubbed the "Prosthetic Mafia".