I-Flow can't shake pain pump injury lawsuit

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 3:07pm
Mass Device

Kimberly Clark subsidiary I-Flow loses a bid for summary judgment in a lawsuit accusing the company of failing to warn doctors of potential injuries associated with its On-Q Painbuster.

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Pain pump maker I-Flow lost a bid for summary judgment in a patient injury lawsuit associated with its On-Q Painbuster continuous infusion drug pump.

Plaintiff Gilbert Placencia accused I-Flow and former Orthofix (NSDQ:OFIX) subsidiary Breg Inc. of developing pain pumps that delivered "dangerous doses" of anesthetic medication to his shoulder, leading to cartilage loss and pain.


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