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How Is an Anesthesia Machine Like a Lawn Mower?: The Problem of the Learned Intermediary
8 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine #2, pg. 55 (June 1989)

The Wages of Sin: Preventing Punitive Damages
8 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine #3, pg. 50 (September 1989)

High Tech Devices in Low Tech Environments: The Lay Use of Medical Devices
8 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine #4, pg. 60 (December 1989)

How Effective Safety Devices Lead to Secondary Litigation
10 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine #2, pg. 66 (June 1991)

Products Liability for Medical Devices: Federal Preemption of State Lawsuits
12 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine #2, pg. 97 (June 1993)

Medical Device Reporting: New Rules, New Concerns
12 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine #3, pg. 103 (September 1993)

Phantom Risk -- Phantom Justice (Book Review)
13 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine #3, pg. 427 (Jun/Jul 1994)

Public Policy and the Preemption of State Tort Claims Against Medical Device Manufacturers
15 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine #1, pg. 121 (Jan/Feb 1996)

"The Supreme Court rules on medical device liability - Or does it?" 16 IEEE Engineering In Medicine And Biology Magazine (Jan-Feb 1997) #1 p. 87.

"Extracting The Teeth From The False Claims Act," 16 IEEE Engineering In Medicine And Biology Magazine, (May-June 1997) #3 p. 93-95.

"Litigating Fear: Electrical and Magnetic Fields (EMF) and the Law," 16 IEEE Engineering In Medicine And Biology Magazine, (Sept.-Oct. 1997) #5 p. 176-178.

"Book Review: Judging Science," 16 IEEE Engineering In Medicine And Biology Magazine, #6.

"Science in the Supreme Court: Round Two," 17 IEEE Engineering In Medicine And Biology Magazine, (March-April 1998) #2 p 124-125.

"Keeping Junk Science out of the Courtroom," 17 IEEE Engineering In Medicine And Biology Magazine (July-August 1998) #4 p 78-81.

"The Biomaterials Access Assurance Act of 1998,"  18 IEEE Engineering In Medicine And Biology Magazine #2, 125-7 (1999).

"The Supreme Court Sets Standards for Engineering Expert Testimony," 18 IEEE Engineering In Medicine And Biology Magazine #6, 83-4, 88.

"When are Expert Witnesses Liable for their Malpractice?"  19 IEEE Engineering In Medicine And Biology Magazine #2, 107-109.

 

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