TITLE

Oregon jury awards dad $5.5M for destroyed shoulder joint

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;1/26/2010, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the 5.5 million U.S. dollars awarded to Matthew Beale for destroyed shoulder joint after using an I-Flow pain pump not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Beale and his wife Krista Beale argued that I-Flow knowingly marketed its On-Q Painbuster to orthopedic surgeons. Court records showed that Beale's doctor was not aware that the pain pump he used was not FDA approved.
ACCESSION #
47734476

 

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