NJ Doctor Escapes Most Claims In Suit Over Spinal Implants

By John Kennedy

Law360, New York (March 3, 2016, 8:26 PM ET) — A New Jersey doctor on Thursday escaped most of the claims brought against him in federal court by a patient who accused him of medical malpractice after devices implanted in her spine failed, but he’s still facing negligence charges in the heavily trimmed case.

U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman granted Dr. Rahul V. Shah summary judgment on claims of lack of informed consent, battery, fraudulent concealment and violations of the New Jersey Product Liability Act, finding that the patient, Maria Mendez, didn’t back up her…


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Josh Sandberg is the President and CEO of Ortho Spine Partners and sits on several company and industry related Boards. He also is the Creator and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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