Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Congressional Democrats To Draft Bill To Overturn Supreme Court Decision On Medical Devices

Regarding this ill advised, virtual “get out of jail free card” ruling, to benefit mightily the Med Device Industry, I was thrilled to see others equally as upset.

Senator Ted Kennedy sums it up well:

“In enacting legislation on medical devices, Congress never intended that FDA approval would give blanket immunity to manufacturers from liability for injuries caused by faulty devices.” He said that without congressional action “FDA approval will become a green light for shoddy practices by manufacturers” of medical devices. Full article here.