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Deformed Consent

Law360 (April 7, 2011, 1:07 PM EDT) -- We’ve heard about a new plaintiffs’ informed consent theory that’s making the rounds. It’s similar to, if even goofier than, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulatory status (that is, off-label use) theory that the plaintiffs tried with notable lack of success in the Bone Screw litigation (which we’ve discussed here and here).

As with all informed consent theories in product liability cases, this new theory is fundamentally an attempt by plaintiffs to stir up trouble between device manufacturers and the doctors who use their products....
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