U.S. Solicitor General Asked If Reporting Failure Claims Are Preempted By Law

U.S. Solicitor General Asked If Reporting Failure Claims Are Preempted By Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 7 invited the U.S. solicitor general to express the federal government's view on whether federal law preempts a failure-to-warn claim that Medtronic Inc. violated its federal duty to report problems with a SynchroMed EL drug pump (Medtronic, Inc. v. Richard Stengel, et al., No. 12-1351, U.S. Sup.).

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