Smiths Medical Dragged To Court Over Catheter Part

Law360, New York (September 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Smiths Medical MD Inc. has been slammed with a product liability suit that accuses the company of producing a catheter component that malfunctioned and led to severe blockage in patients.

On Monday, three plaintiffs filed suit against Smiths Medical in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, accusing the manufacturer of producing faulty CADD Cassettes that are used in catheters.

“The defendant so negligently and carelessly designed, manufactured, tested, inspected, merchandised, marketed, advertised, distributed, labeled, sold and provided warnings relative to the subject CADD...
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