Spinal Stimulator Plaintiff Failed To Plead Parallel Claims, Judge Says

(January 29, 2016, 12:35 PM EST) -- OKLAHOMA CITY — A plaintiff who claims to have received a defective spinal cord stimulator failed to plead state law claims that parallel federal regulations, an Oklahoma federal judge ruled Jan. 28 in finding that the claims are preempted by federal law (Susan Nevolas v. Boston Scientific Corporation, No. 15-894, W.D. Okla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9893).

(Nevolas opinion available. Document #28-160204-015Z.)

In 2012, Susan Nevolas was implanted with the Precision Spinal Cord Stimulator Model SC-1010C made by Boston Scientific Corp. Nevolas claims that a defect...
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