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Supreme Court seeks White House opinion in Medtronic pain pump case

Mon, 10/07/2013 - 4:24pm
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Supreme Court Justices considering whether to weigh in on a patient injury lawsuit against Medtronic ask the federal government for a 2nd opinion.

Supreme Court seeks White House opinion in Medtronic pain pump case

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) has had a lot of action in the courts today, with the Supreme Court sending a negligence lawsuit against the company up to the federal government for a 2nd opinion.

The Justices asked the White House to weigh in on a lawsuit that questions preemption laws for medical devices, which have shielded many companies by immunizing FDA-approved devices from patient complaints.

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