Satiety Inc. escapes stomach stapling lawsuit

March 13, 2013 by Sony Salzman

A New York federal judge rules that plaintiff Lucia Burgos fails to prove that her torn esophagus was caused by negligence by Satiety Inc.'s transoral gastroplasty stapling system.

Satiety Inc.

Satiety Inc. can put a 4-year personal injury lawsuit in its rearview mirror now that the case has been dismissed by a federal judge.

The plaintiff, Lucia Burgos, failed to prove that the Palo Alto, Calif.-based medical device company's stomach stapling device violated the protocols of its investigational device exemption from the FDA.

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