Spinal Cord Stimulators – Not Allowed to Sue Medtronic – Supreme Court Ruling 2008


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More than any other topic  readers seem to read and comment more about serious problems with the Medtronic spinal cord stimulator than anything else on this site, yet they overlook this post last week: 

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Supreme Court ruling 2008

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Riegel v Medtronic

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Patients Who are Implanted with High-Risk Devices

 

Not Allowed to Sue

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And the problems never get addressed. There is no accountability for the damage to spinal cord that so many experience—the spinal cord for Pete’s sake —and no research on the incidence of the many different problems. If complications were not severe, thousands would not care to search the subject.

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Perhaps a person with a legal background would discuss how that case was won.

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How can this possibly be right? 

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One Response to “Spinal Cord Stimulators – Not Allowed to Sue Medtronic – Supreme Court Ruling 2008”

  1. Frank Says:

    Had second appt. With my pain doc Friday. He will not take out my stimulator until I have a second opinion. It is going to be a p.m. doc he chooses. I just finished watching my 8 month old grandson and I basically can’t move or do much of anything because of the intense never ending pain in my back where my leads the together. I have a half dollar or silver dollar size knot that covers this area. It has to come out or I can’t go on. I just don’t understand why I have to keep hearing its better off in. Its not.


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