Defective Bayer Warnings Led To Leg Amputation, Suit Says

Law360, Clifton, N.J. (June 15, 2017, 6:11 PM EDT) -- Bayer AG provided inadequate warnings or instructions on its “Dr. Scholl's” padded callus removers about the potential risks to diabetics, leading a New Jersey man with diabetes who used the product to lose part of his left leg, according to a medical malpractice action filed against the company in state court.

William O'Dowd alleged in his complaint that Bayer knew or should have known of the risk of injury to diabetics from the foot pads and the salicylic acid contained in the pads, claiming that “the...
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