The family of a woman who went into respiratory arrest and died after neck surgery is now suing Medtronic, Inc. for wrongful death. The wrongful death lawsuit blames the death on the use of a fast-selling bone-growth protein. There is also a Justice Department investigation into the product’s use for purposes not approved by the FDA. While this is the first wrongful death lawsuit, product liability lawsuits have been filed in regards to this product.
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