Another Approach To The Unsafe Product Exclusion

Law360, New York (June 13, 2012, 12:57 PM EDT) -- On May 17, 2012, Judge Eduardo Robreno of the U.S. District Court for the District of Pennsylvania held that Pennsylvania law “does not impose liability for harm caused by a prescription device manufacturer under theories not based on negligence.” Kee v. Zimmer Inc., E.D. Pa., No. 11-7789, 5/17/12, Rec. Doc. 17 at 1.

Plaintiff Kee, who suffered from arthritis, underwent knee replacement surgery in both her knees and received a medical device implant manufactured by defendant Zimmer Inc.

Subsequently, the plaintiff experienced knee pain and was...
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