Stryker Faces Yet Another Suit Over Pain Pump

Law360, New York (June 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Medical technology company Stryker Corp. has been hit with another product liability suit claiming its pump used for pain management following joint surgery causes a degenerative condition called chondrolysis.

The most recent complaint, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona by a young shoulder surgery patient named Tyler Benson, is at least the fourth filed this year against Stryker alleging similar claims.

According to Benson’s complaint, the Stryker pain pump is “a disposable, portable and continuous surgical site pain management system...
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