Federal Appeals Court Deals Stryker Corporation A Blow In Pain Pump Lawsuit

Published: Jan 08, 2014

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A federal appeals court reverses the dismissal of a product liability lawsuit filed against Stryker Corp. over its pain pump. A federal appeals court reversed the dismissal of a product liability lawsuit filed against Stryker (NYSE:SYK) over 1 of its pain pumps, ruling that a lower court should have given the plaintiff a chance to earn an exception to the statute of limitations. Mark Milton sued Stryker in the U.S. District Court for Southern Texas in 2011, 6½ years after the Stryker pain pump was used following shoulder surgery, according to court documents.

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