Medtronic wins pain pump case on preemption | Legal News

April 19, 2012 by MassDevice staff

A federal appeals court upholds a legal win for Medtronic in a personal injury lawsuit filed after its SynchroMed EL pain pump left an Arizona man paralyzed.

Medtronic SynchroMed EL pain pump

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) won another personal injury lawsuit based on the preemption doctrine it helped create in the U.S. Supreme Court's Riegel v Medtronic decision in 2008.

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