Plaintiffs to Appeal Award of Summary Judgment to Morcellator Manufacturer Karl Storz

  • Notice of Appeal

MONROE, La. — The plaintiffs in a morcellator cancer action are appealing a Louisiana federal judge’s award of summary judgment to Karl Storz Endoscopy-America Inc. and Karl Stroz Endovision Inc. on their failure-to-warn and design defect claims in a morcellator action.

In a May 9 notice of appeal, plaintiffs say they will challenge the rulings in the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

Audrey Rayford underwent laparoscopic hysterectomy surgery on Dec. 15, 2014, after she was diagnosed with uterine cancer based on a pathological analysis of her uterine tissue. Rayford has not experienced any spread or recurrence of cancer during …

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