German safety body ordered to pay faulty breast implant plaintiffs


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.