Da Vinci Surgical Robot Maker Seeks Nonsuit In California State Court Trial

(April 18, 2016, 1:42 PM EDT) -- SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Intuitive Surgical Inc. on April 14 moved for a nonsuit in a da Vinci surgical robot injury trial under way in the Santa Clara County, Calif., Superior Court (Michelle Zarick, et al. v Intuitive Surgical, Inc., No. 2012-1-cv-23723, Calif. Super., Santa Clara Co.).

Judge Mark H. Pierce, who is presiding over the one-week-old trial, has not acted on the nonsuit motion.

Opening arguments were made April 7.

In 2008, Michelle Zarick, then 37, was diagnosed with benign ovarian fibroid tumors. Dr. Rita...
To view the full article, register now.