STORY FROM: Drugs & Medical Devices
Former Football Player May Amend Fraud Claims in Nev. Federal Pain Pump Case
September 3, 2019
RENO, Nev. — A Nevada federal judge has dismissed without prejudice a misrepresentation and fraudulent concealment claim asserted against Stryker and I-Flow in a pain pump action, ruling that the plaintiff must specify which defendant made the alleged misrepresentations.
In an Aug. 30 order, Chief Judge Gloria Navarro of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada also dismissed the breach of implied warranty claim for lack of privity, explaining that the plaintiff did not purchase the devices.
Ryan Claridge, a former professional football player who had been drafted by the New England Patriots in 2005 as a ...
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