Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Faulty Spinal Implant Claims

Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Faulty Spinal Implant Claims

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has affirmed dismissal of claims against Lanx, Inc. in connection with the company’s spinal fusion device.  The Fifth Circuit agreed with the district court that the plaintiff’s claims that Lanx had made fraudulent representations to the FDA in seeking approval for its device were preempted. [8/19/16]

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