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    https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle...-manufacturer/
    Two Seattle-area women settle wrongful-death ?superbug? lawsuits with medical scope manufacturer

    Originally published December 12, 2018 at 4:59 pm Updated December 12, 2018 at 6:45 pm






    Theresa Bigler and Deborah Shawver's husbands died after contracting a super bug from a medical scope at Virginia Mason Medical Center.
    By Ryan Blethen
    Seattle Times staff reporter


    Medical-scope maker Olympus Corp. has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to settle lawsuits by two Seattle-area women whose husbands died after contracting ?superbug? infections following procedures involving the company?s flawed medical device.
    In the meantime, in a separate plea agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice this week, the Tokyo-based company was fined $80 million and ordered to pay $5 million in criminal forfeiture. A former Olympus executive, 62-year-old Hisao Yabe, pleaded guilty in New Jersey to distributing the suspect duodenoscopes after not filing reports regarding scope-caused infections....
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