M.R. Knisley v. Medtronic, Inc.

Topic(s): 
Preemption of Consumer Remedies
Docket Number: 
5-22
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Case Description: 

Whether the preemption provision of the Medical Device Amendments to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act preempts claims seeking damages for injuries caused by medical devices that received premarket approval from the Food and Drug Administration.

Allison Zieve and Brian Wolfman were counsel for the petitioner at the cert stage, and the Supreme Court denied cert.