Washington Appeals Court Backs Defense Verdict For Medtronic In Surgical Fire

(September 29, 2015, 1:51 PM EDT) -- SEATTLE — A Washington Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 28 said a trial court did not err in instructing a jury on claims by a plaintiff that an endotracheal tube was negligently designed and contributed to an operating room fire that seriously burned the plaintiff’s trachea and lungs (Dorothy L. Payne, et al. v. Donald R. Paugh, et al., No. 71411-2-1, Wash. App., Div. 1; 2015 Wash. App. LEXIS 2276).

(Opinion available. Document #28-151001-018Z.)

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