Health Law Daily Wrap Up, MEDICAL DEVICES—D.N.C.: Woman's polypropylene mesh injury suit to proceed against manufacturer, (Jan 10, 2022)

By Kenneth H. Ryesky, M.B.A., J.D.

Learned intermediary doctrine extends to medical devices.

A federal district court in North Carolina ruled that a woman had adequately asserted defective design and failure to warn claims, but dismissed the woman's breach of warranty claim as insufficiently pleaded. The woman, who had received a Gynecare TVT Abbrevo® ...