AbTox Execs Seek New Trial Over Witness 'Perjury'

Law360, New York (September 16, 2010, 2:33 PM EDT) -- Two former medical supplier executives serving prison time for selling sterilization devices that allegedly blinded certain patients have asked an appeals court to remand their case for retrial, claiming that a government expert witness perjured himself during their trial in 2006.

Former AbTox Inc. executives Ross Caputo and Robert Riley told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday that the government’s witness lied about his credentials when he testified that the company’s sterilizer caused cornea damage.

The witness, Shayne Gad, made numerous...
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