Canadians win award over breast implants

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 21 February 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:571
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    About 3000 women in Ontario and Quebec have won a compensation settlement of US$15.3m (£9.5m) in a suit involving silicone gel breast implants.

    The settlement involves women who claim that their health has been adversely affected by implants manufactured by a United States firm, Heyer-Schulte Corporation, which is …

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