N.J. Federal Medtronic Insulin Pump Action Dismissed As Preempted
June 14, 2023
TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey federal judge has dismissed without prejudice a wrongful death lawsuit involving a Medtronic Mini Med insulin pump, ruling that the claims are preempted by federal law because plaintiff failed to establish a link between a federal violation and the injury.
In a June 13 order, Judge Evelyn Padin of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey explained that a recall of the device alone does not create an inference that the Food and Drug Administration’s premarket approval specifications were violated.
Saundra Benn used a Mini Med 600 Series insulin pump to …
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