Pennsylvania Superior Court Vacates $27.6M Knee Verdict, Remands For Remittitur

(June 7, 2016, 1:31 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania Superior Court on June 6 vacated a $27.6 million Zimmer knee judgment as excessive and remanded it to the trial court for remittitur (Margo Polett, et al. v. Public Communications, Inc., et al., No. 1865 EDA 2011, Pa. Super.).

(Majority opinion available. Document #28-160623-003Z.)

In 2008, Margo and Daniel Polett sued Public Communications Inc. (PCI) and Zimmer Inc. in the Philadelphia County Common Pleas Court. Margo was implanted with a Zimmer knee prosthesis, and Zimmer hired Public Communications to make a video...
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