The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a medical device manufacturer’s appeal of a lower court ruling that said an Arizona man could sue the company for claims that its device left him paralyzed below the waist. Medtronic had argued that federal rules pre-empted the state-law suit. Read more»
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A federal appeals court has ruled that an Arizona man left permanently paralyzed by a surgically implanted pain pump can sue the pump manufacturer. Read more»