11th Circ. Upholds Dismissal Of Taser Fracture Case

Law360, New York (December 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Siding with a lower court’s contention that testimony from the plaintiff’s doctor was unreliable, an appeals court has affirmed a ruling for Taser International Inc. in a suit filed by a Georgia state trooper who alleged the company’s stun gun caused him to suffer debilitating spinal fractures.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit filed a decision affirming a summary judgment ruling for the defendant, Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Taser, initially handed down by a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern...
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