A surgical technician's claims that the design of a scalpel's plastic shield is needlessly unsafe didn't convince a federal judge, who granted summary judgment to the manufacturer, holding that the company's retractable-shield design isn't a reasonable alternative and, without that, the technician's strict liability claim must fail.
Technician's Faulty Scalpel Design Claim Rejected by Judge
The Legal Intelligencer
February 7, 2013
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