STORY FROM: Drugs & Medical Devices

C.R. Bard Inc. Awarded Summary Judgment in Ind. Federal Hernia Patch Action

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana federal judge has awarded the maker of a hernia repair patch summary judgment in a wrongful death action, finding the plaintiffs failed to prove that the allegedly defective patch led to the decedent’s demise.

In a Feb. 23 order, Judge Larry J. McKinney of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana also excluded the causation testimony of plaintiffs’ experts, finding they failed to set forth a reliable, scientific opinion as to how the patch caused the alleged injuries.

In May 2005, Georgia Bowersock presented to Dr. Mark Lynch with an abdominal wall hernia. ...

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