News In Brief
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
News on DePuy hip liability suits, U.S. v. Caronia and more.
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Reps. Mike Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., and cosponsor Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., introduced medical device reform bills that would let courts consider product liability suits for PMA-approved devices and require physicians to report to FDA adverse events involving medtech products.
Device tax repeal momentum. Johnson & Johnson/DePuy has settled a lawsuit from a California plaintiff related to injuries from the ASR hip implant. Rep. Marsha Blackburn is working on legislation to clarify FDA’s authority over mobile health apps. Zimmer will market Frontier’s Lateral Locking Cage. More news.
J&J scrutiny continues. New product launches. More news.