Alton v. Medtronic, Inc. et al

Defendant: Medtronic, Inc. and Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc.
Plaintiff: Richard D. Alton
 
Case Number: 3:2013cv00409
Filed: March 11, 2013
 
Court: Oregon District Court
Office: Portland (3) Office
Presiding Judge: Paul Papak
 
Nature of Suit: Tort Product Liability
Cause of Action: 28:1332 Diversity-Product Liability
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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September 6, 2013 48 Opinion or Order of the Court OPINION & ORDER: Medtronic's Request for Judicial Notice 23 and Alton's Request for Judicial Notice 26 for are each Granted as discussed (in this opinion), and Medtronic's Motion to Dismiss 19 is Granted as to Alton& #039;s strict products liability claim for defective design and otherwise Denied, as discussed (in this opinion). Alton's strict products liability claim for defective design is accordingly dismissed as preempted under the federal Food Drug and Cosmetics Act. Signed on 9/6/13 by Magistrate Judge Paul Papak. (gm)

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Defendant: Medtronic, Inc.
Represented By: Michael K. Brown
Represented By: Nancy M. Erfle
Represented By: Christiane R. Fife
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Defendant: Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc.
Represented By: Michael K. Brown
Represented By: Nancy M. Erfle
Represented By: Christiane R. Fife
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Plaintiff: Richard D. Alton
Represented By: Lisa J. Cisneros
Represented By: Todd A. Bradley
Represented By: Wendy R. Fleishman
Represented By: Cecilia Han
Represented By: Kent L. Klaudt
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