Another PMA Preemption Win


For those of you who come here for wit, sarcasm, or pop-culture references, you may be disappointed today. This is a straight-forward post about a straight-forward PMA preemption summary judgment victory. So, we are going to let Haynes v. Cyberonics, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99738 (N.D. Ga. Sep. 6, 2011) speak for itself.

At issue was a Class III PMA medical device, a vagal nerve stimulator, surgically implanted in plaintiff’s neck to treat seizures associated with epilepsy. The device was removed after plaintiff experienced unexplained tingling and shocking sensations. Haynes, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS at *1-3.

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