German safety body ordered to pay faulty breast implant plaintiffs

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TUV Rheinland, which in 2010 certified faulty breast implants made by French firm Poly Implant Prothese (PIP), has been ordered by a French court to pay 3,000 euros to each of the 20,000 women who received the potentially harmfull products.

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A French court has ordered a German safety body to pay 60 million euros in compensation to 20,000 women who received faulty breast implants, reports BBC News.