UTAH MEDICAL PRODUCTS' CLAIM DENIED BY HHS
Medical Products filed an administrative claim with the Department of Health
and Human Services (HHS), the parent of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration
(FDA), under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), alleging abuse of process in
relation to the negligence and wrongful acts of FDA employees while acting within
the scope of their employment during the inspections, review and subsequent
enforcement actions taken and/or attempted, including public statements, during
the period of 2001 through 2005.