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Magistrate Judge Says Lack Of Tissue Bag For Morcellator Can Be A Product Defect

(August 15, 2016, 12:52 PM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey federal magistrate judge on Aug. 11 allowed a plaintiff in a power morcellator case to amend her complaint to argue that the lack of a tissue bag is a defect (Sumaira Khan v. Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc., et al., No. 15-7822, D. N.J.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106130).

(Opinion available. Document #28-160818-013Z.)

Sumaira Kahn underwent a laparoscopic myomectomy to removed uterine fibroids. A Rotocut Power Morcellator made by Karl Storz Endoscopy-America Inc. (KSEA) was used to chop the fibroid into...
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