Reps. introduce legislation to reverse medical device decision

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In a move that has implications for drugmakers seeking relief from state court product liability lawsuits, Reps. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Henry Waxman (D-CA) have introduced legislation to reverse the decision in Riegel v. Medtronic that immunizes medical device companies from state suits brought by patients injured by certain medical devices. 
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