Medtronic Loses Bid to Dismiss SynchroMed II Infusion Pump Case in Ill.

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — An Illinois federal judge has denied Medtronic’s bid to dismiss a lawsuit targeting its SynchroMed II drug infusion pump, ruling that the plaintiff has sufficiently alleged the device’s manufacture deviated from federal regulations.

In a July 7 order, Judge Stephen P. McGlynn of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois concluded the plaintiff pled a violation of state law requirements that parallel those imposed by federal law.

Gina Lloyd has pain related to cervical post-laminectomy syndrome and peripheral neuropathy. In January 2015, she underwent implantation of Medtronic’s SynchroMed II drug infusion device, which was …


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