Zimmer, Marketer Push For Retrial In $28M Knee Injury Row

Law360, Philadelphia (October 16, 2013, 4:21 PM EDT) -- An attorney representing medical device manufacturer Zimmer Inc. and marketing firm Public Communications Inc. told an en banc panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court on Wednesday that flawed jury instructions improperly shifted the burden of proof and resulted in a $28 million judgment against the companies.

James Pagliaro, an attorney with Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP representing the defendants in a case brought by a woman who alleges she reinjured a surgically repaired knee while filming a marketing video, urged the court to affirm a three-judge...
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