After more than six years of litigation, Theodoros & Rooth, a Northwest Indiana law firm and Cohen & Malad, LLP an Indianapolis law firm, announce a settlement of $66.5 million with a Northwest Indiana cardiology group, a Northwest Indiana hospital, and with the participation of the Indiana Patient’s Compensation Fund of over 260 medical malpractice claims. The claims related to alleged unnecessary cardiac procedures and device implantations. The settling defendants deny that they had engaged in any negligent or otherwise improper conduct and deny any liability relative to the claims.

The specific terms of the settlement are confidential. Paperwork from the claimants or their estates are being completed to consummate the settlement.

No further comments can be made regarding the claims or the settlement other than what is contained here.