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LAP-BAND Medical Device Claims Preempted (access required)

A woman’s suit against the manufacturer of the LAP-BAND medical device for surgical weight loss is preempted  by the Medical Device Amendments to the FDA and is dismissed by the Alexandria U.S. District Court. The LAP-BAND is a Class III medical device manufactured and marketed by defendant Allergan. Plaintiffs allege that, in electing the implantation of ...