Breg Can't Escape Pain Pump Injury Suit

Law360, New York (September 25, 2012, 8:47 PM EDT) -- A Minnesota federal judge ruled last week that a surgeon's failure to read information from Breg Inc. about its pain pump didn't preclude his patient from suing the company for failing to warn of the device's safety risks, pushing the suit toward trial.

Plaintiff Michael Bonander underwent shoulder surgery in December 2003, during which his surgeon, Dr. Peter Looby, put a Breg PainCare 3200 pain pump in his shoulder joint, the suit says. The pump caused Bonander's articular cartilage to wear away, a condition Looby diagnosed...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Bonander v. Breg, Inc. et al


Case Number

0:09-cv-02795

Court

Minnesota

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

John R. Tunheim

Date Filed

October 6, 2009

Law Firms

Companies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.