Finding that a surgical device maker provided “extensive and appropriate warnings” to physicians about the device’s potential side effects, a Manhattan appellate court has ordered that a lawsuit against the company be dismissed.

The Appellate Division, 1st Department’s decision in Mulhall v. Hannafin, 101900/02, reversed a New York lower court and granted defendant Smith & Nephew’s motion for summary judgment in a failure-to-warn action.

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