Preemption: Coming To A Court Near You In 2009
Within the past month, a federal district court coordinating a major multidistrict litigation terminated it entirely by dismissing all claims with prejudice based upon the USSC’s Riegel v. Medtronic Inc., 128 S. Ct. 999 (U.S. 2008) decision. In re Medtronic Inc. Sprint Fidelis Leads Products Liability Litigation MDL No. 08-1905 (D. Minn. 2008) (“Sprint Fidelis”).
Furthermore, in early October,...
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