Judge: Owners Of Medical Device Company Didn’t Assume Liability For Failed Device

(February 26, 2019, 9:06 AM EST) -- SAN DIEGO — A California federal judge on Feb. 21 said the court lacks jurisdiction over Abbott Laboratories and related entities in a lawsuit involving the Angio-Seal femoral artery plug because the device was made by another medical device company and there was no evidence that the Abbott defendants assumed liabilities of the device’s former owner (Regina Marie Wagner v. Abbott Laboratories, et al., No. 18-1007, S.D. Calif., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28769)....

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