November 12, 2018 / 9:38 PM / a month ago

Kentucky appeals court says suit over J&J heart catheter rightly dismissed

A Kentucky appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson’s Biosense unit over a heart catheter that injured a man during a clinical trial, saying the claims were preempted by federal law.

The three-judge panel of the Kentucky Court of Appeals in a unanimous decision on Friday held that Clifford Russell and his wife Jeanene had failed to allege any claims that survived preemption in their lawsuit over Biosense’s Thermocool Smarttouch catheter.

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