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Widow's $11M Medtronic Claims Time-Barred: Court

Law360 (April 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a boost to Medtronic Inc., a federal judge has granted the medical device maker's bid to toss an $11 million lawsuit brought by the widow of a man who died after his implantable defibrillator malfunctioned, ruling that she waited too long to bring her claims.

Judge W. Allen Pepper Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi ruled Friday that plaintiff Silva Greer had three years after the death of her husband, R.J. Randle, to determine whether she had an actionable...
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