STORY FROM: Drugs & Medical Devices
Judge Orders Deposition of I-Flow to Proceed in Pain Pump Case
January 27, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. - A North Carolina federal judge has refused to issue a protective order barring the deposition of I-Flow Corp. representatives in a pain pump injury case, ruling that there is no valid reason to bar the deposition. Rohlik v. I-Flow Corp., No. 10-173 (E.D. N.C.).
On Jan. 13, Judge Louise W. Flanagan of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina ordered the representatives to submit to the deposition in California.
Lissa Rohlik claims that an I-Flow pain pump, which had been implanted in her left shoulder joint following a December 2006 arthroscopic surgery performed ...