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Monday, March 9, 2009

Congress Considering Reversing Device Preemption

In the wake of the Levine case, Congress is now considering legislation that would reverse Riegel v. Medtronic and eliminate preemption for medical device tort lawsuits. Some views: Nan Aron (Alliance for Justice), Beck & Herrmann (Drug & Device Law Blog), Jane Akre (Injury Board), Sean Wajert (Dechert/Mass Tort Defense Blog).

--BC

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