Howmedica Off Hook In Faulty Knee Replacement Suit

Law360, New York (May 12, 2010, 12:58 PM EDT) -- Howmedica Osteonics Corp. has won its bid to toss a product liability action brought by a patient who claimed that the company defectively designed a total knee-replacement system used in her surgery.

Judge Glenn T. Suddaby of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York on Monday granted Howmedica's motion for summary judgment and dismissed plaintiff Beverly R. Maxwell's complaint, ruling that Maxwell had not sufficiently proved that that the system was defective or that Howmedica had failed to provide adequate warnings about...
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