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Products Liability

See also: Drugs - Products Liability

See also: Medical Devices

See also: Federal Preemption of State Law

Missouri Products Liability Cases

Products Liability Checklist

Products Liability Issues in Health Care

Restatement s 402a and 402b


Court allows products liability claim against sperm bank - Donovan v. Idant Laboratories, No. 08-4075 (E.D.Pa. 2009)

LA Blood Shield Law found to bar Hepatis C Case - David v. Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Inc., 849 So.2d 38 (La. 2003)

Brief - When Do New Medical Devices Render Old Ones Defective? - Hansen v. Baxter Healthcare Corp., 2002 WL 93106 (Ill. 2002)

The Fen-Phen Settlement - Brown v. American Home Products Corporation Diet Drugs, No. 99-20593 (E.D.Pa. 08-28-2000)

Can plaintiffs sue medical device manufacturers for defrauding the FDA? - In re Orthopedic Bone Screw Products Liability Litigation, 193 F.3d 781 (3rd Cir. 1999)

Supreme Court Finds Medical Device Amendments do not Preempt State Tort Law - Medtronic, Inc. v. Lohr, 518 U.S. 470 (1996)

Supreme Court Rules Cigarette Labeling Act Preempts Some State Tort Law Claims - Cipollone v Liggett Group, Inc. 505 U.S. 504 (US 1992)

Emotional distress (denied) from insect in canned food - Ford v. Aldi, Inc., 832 S.W.2d 1 (Mo.App. W.D. 1992)

First Amendment Protects Deadly Diet Books - Smith v. Linn, 386 Pa.Super. 392, 563 A.2d 123 (Pa.Super. 1989)

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