Here’s a little tidbit from our friends over at the Mass Tort Defense Blog for all of you class action information junkies . . .
Federal Court Dismisses Device "Consumer" Claims
Watkins v. Omni Life Science, Inc., 2010 WL 809820 (D.Mass. 2010).
Posted on April 6, 2010 by Sean Wajert
A federal court last month dimissed claims by plaintiffs concerning hip implants, with an analysis important for other consumer protection-type class action claims. Watkins v. Omni Life Science, Inc., 2010 WL 809820 (D.Mass. 2010).
Plaintiffs were recipients of the Apex Model Replacement Hip. Although neither plaintiff alleged an Apex Hip malfunction, they claimed that the allegedly relatively high rate of failure of the Apex Hip placed them and members of the proposed class at serious risk of future harm. [Read the rest.]