Hit and Run: the Consequences of Riegel v. Medtronic

The Alliance for Justice has released a new video explaining the devastating consequences of the recent SCOTUS decision in Riegel v. Medtronic in which the Court held that federal law bars state lawsuits “challenging the safety or effectiveness of a medical device,” as long as the device is marketed in a form that received premarket approval from the FDA:

As pointed out by Overruled, Congress can fix this problem by passing the Medical Device Safety Act now.


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