Medtronic Escapes 1st Bone-Graft Device Injury Trial

Law360, New York (April 7, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT) -- A woman claiming she was injured because Medtronic Inc. promoted the Infuse bone graft device for an off-label use dropped the company from her suit in California on Friday, freeing the company from what would have been the first Infuse personal injury suit to go to trial nationwide.

After plaintiff April Cabana agreed not to oppose Medtronic's summary judgment bid, Superior Court Judge Terry Green granted the company's motion on the grounds that Cabana failed to prove that a defect in the Infuse device caused her...
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