Dexcom Defective Device Suit Sent Back To State Court

Law360 (January 23, 2019, 9:41 PM EST) -- A Tennessee federal judge on Wednesday sent back to state court a suit alleging that a defective blood glucose monitoring system led to the death of a young man in his sleep, saying that the claims aren't based on a failure to comply with federal regulations.

U.S. District Judge Eli Richardson said that there was no federal jurisdiction over the claims of Mark Spence's parents, rejecting diabetes glucose monitoring company Dexcom's argument that their suit raised questions of federal law and was trying to enforce provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations....

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