Scope Of Riegel V. Medtronic Is Narrow: Experts

Law360, New York (February 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- After taking a closer look at the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Riegel v. Medtronic, product liability lawyers are saying the decision is not as big of a victory for medical device makers as reported and is only going to preempt a small group of lawsuits.

In step with the majority of appeals court decisions, the Supreme Court determined 8-1 on Wednesday that companies whose medical devices have undergone a rigorous review process by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cannot be sued under state law...
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