“He Did What?” – Recent Trends in the Case Law Affecting Medical Device Sales Representatives


Claims against medical device sales representatives are on the rise. Recent court decisions indicate that medical device sales representatives pains to ensure that the treating physician or surgeon has received and reviewed all available product literature and warnings before a procedure is performed.

Womble Carlyle attorneys Jackie Terry Hughes address this growing concern, and what medical device manufacturers and their sales representatives should know going forward, in a new article. The article, entitled “‘He Did What?’— Recent Trends in the Case Law Affecting Medical Device Sales Representatives” appears in the current issue of Strictly Speaking, a publication of DRI, the Voice of the Defense Bar.

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