5th Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment In Medtronic Spinal Plate Case

(September 12, 2017, 1:24 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 11 affirmed summary judgment in a spinal plate lawsuit and the denial of the plaintiff’s “newly discovered evidence” in the case (Bryant Lyles v. Medtronic Sofamor Danek, USA, Inc., No. 16-30517, 5th Cir., 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 17534).

(Opinion available.  Document #28-170921-002Z.)

In 2013, Bryant Lyles underwent an anterior corpectomy and discectomy in which a surgeon implanted a Verte-Stack implant, Progenix bone graft material and an Atlantis Translation Anterior Cervical Plate System to allow...
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