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February 14, 2017
Washington Product Liability Act requires device manufacturers to provide warnings to hospital purchasers
The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled that manufacturers of prescription devices have a duty under the state's Product Liability Act (PLA) to provide warnings to hospital purchasers of their devices if they are to avoid strict liability under the PLA. The case at bar involved injuries to the decedent patient from alleged improper patient selection and use of the da Vinci System robotic surgery device.
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