Surgeon’s Note Didn’t Clearly Put Plaintiff On Notice Of Causation

(March 7, 2016, 1:49 PM EST) -- RENO, Nev. — A surgeon’s note about the role of an orthopedic device in a revision surgery did not put a plaintiff on notice of a product defect and trigger the statutes of limitations, a Nevada federal judge ruled March 3 in denying a motion by DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. to dismiss (Herman Azefor v. DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., et al., No. 15-192, D. Nev.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 27863).

(Azefor opinion available. Document #28-160317-004Z.)

In September 2009, Herman Azefor underwent surgery for revision of a failed total...
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