03/05/2013 05:21:13 PM EST
Appeals Court Vacates $27M Verdict, Orders New Trial For Promotion Video Injury
PHILADELPHIA - In a 3-1 ruling, a Pennsylvania Superior Court panel on March 1 vacated and remanded for new trial a $27.6 million verdict in which a jury found that orthopedic device maker Zimmer Inc. and video production company Public Communications Inc. (PCI) are liable for inducing a patient to injure her knee by riding an exercise bike for a video promoting a new gender-specific knee (Margo Polett, et al. v. Public Communications, Inc., et al., No. 1865 EDA 2011, Pa. Super.).
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