SCOTUScast 2-26-08 featuring Richard Nagareda
Riegel v. Medtronic
February 26, 2008Richard A. Nagareda
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SCOTUScast 2-26-08 featuring Richard Nagareda - MP3
Running Time: 00:16:47
On February 20, 2008 the Supreme Court decided Riegel v. Medtronic. In Riegel, the Court held that federal Medical Device Amendments to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act preempt a state law claim seeking damages for injuries caused by a medical device that received pre-market approval from the Food and Drug Administration. In this episode of SCOTUScast, Professor Richard Nagareda of Vanderbilt University Law School discusses the case.
Oral Argument - December 4, 2007:
Decision - February 20, 2008: