Medtronic can't shake negligence lawsuit over Transvene defibrillator lead

October 16, 2013 by Brad Perriello

A negligence lawsuit filed against Medtronic over a failed Transvene defibrillator lead isn't preempted by federal law, an Indiana appeals court rules.

Indiana appeals court shoots down Medtronic's preemption argument

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) can't use preemption to shake a negligence lawsuit filed over a failed Transvene defibrillator lead, an Indiana appeals court ruled last week.

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