Products Liability Law Daily Wrap Up, PREEMPTION—MEDICAL DEVICES—1st Cir.: Clarification sought from state supreme court on state law paralleling FDA regulations, (Jan 13, 2022)

By Gregory Kane, J.D., M.B.A.

A federal appellate panel sent a legal question to the Massachusetts high court seeking clarification on whether state law creates liability for a manufacture’s failure to report adverse events to a regulator.

In a products liability case asserting negligence and failure to warn claims against a medical device manu ...