MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 29, 2009--
C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) today announced that the U.S. District
Court, Eastern District of Missouri, has granted Bard's summary judgment
motion and dismissed with prejudice all counts in the
previously-disclosed class action lawsuit entitled St. Francis Medical
Center, et al. v. C. R. Bard, Inc., et al. (Civil Action No.
1:07-cv-00031, United States District Court, Eastern District of
Missouri, Southeastern Division). St. Francis may appeal the court's
decision to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
C. R. Bard, Inc., (www.crbard.com)
headquartered in Murray Hill, N.J., is a leading multinational
developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing
medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and
surgical specialty products.
Source: C. R. Bard, Inc.
C. R. Bard, Inc.
Vice President, Investor Relations
Scott T. Lowry, 908-277-8365
President and Treasurer