Deal expected over breast implantsBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7152.161a (Published 18 July 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:161
- Deborah Josefson
- San Francisco
Women who received silicone breast implants manufactured by Dow Corning may soon receive financial compensation under the terms of a tentative $3.2bn (£2bn) agreement announced by a US bankruptcy judge.
The settlement will compensate 170000 women in the United States who filed a class action suit against Dow Corning, charging that ruptured silicone implants caused them a variety …