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Riegel v Medtronic

Defective Medical Devices Are Costing Taxpayers Billions Because of Supreme Court Ruling

Anthony Tarricone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anthony Tarricone

In 2008, the Court held that FDA-approved medical devices have complete immunity from product liability cases.

FDA Approval Of Medical Devices Not Enough

Les Weisbrod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Les Weisbrod

The Medical Device Safety Act would restore patients' right to hold the manufacturer responsible when their products are defective.

Setting Time Bombs in Our Chests: Our Unreliable FDA

Ian Millhiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Millhiser

Lacking sufficient resources to monitor thousands of medical devices on their own, the FDA relies on the medical device industry itself to disclose potential problems in the devices it regulates.