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Simpson and Corless obtain summary judgment order in products case.

Sep 11th, 2017

Representing medical device manufacturer Synthes, Inc., Kennedy Simpson and Catherine Corless recently won summary judgment in the Western District of Kentucky on the plaintiff’s claim of design defect. Synthes argued that the plaintiff’s expert lacked the qualifications to render an opinion regarding the design of a screw, and the court agreed, completely dismissing all claims against Synthes. Whybark v. Synthes, Inc., 2017 WL 1788673, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67988 (W.D. Ky. May 4, 2017).