Navigation Links
Da Vinci Surgical Robot Lawsuit News: Rottenstein Law Group LLP Comments on Intuitive Win in Negligent Training Trial
Date:5/23/2013

(PRWEB) May 23, 2013

Da Vinci surgical robot maker Intuitive Surgical defeated negligent training claims in a trial in Washington State May 23, according to Bloomberg.* The Rottenstein Law Group LLP, which represents clients in surgical robot lawsuits, expresses disappointment in the ruling but encourages those looking to file da Vinci lawsuits to not read a single verdict as representative of all da Vinci lawsuits.

This case (Estate of Fred E. Taylor v. Intuitive Surgical Inc.; 09-2-03136-5, Superior Court, Port Orchard, Wash.) focused on the claims by the plaintiff that Intuitive did not adequately train the urologist who performed the prostate removal on Fred Taylor, whose 2012 death they blame on an allegedly defective surgery, according to Bloomberg. The Taylor family sought more than $8.4 million in damages. The jury decided the verdict after a day of deliberations with a 10-2 vote, the Bloomberg story said.

“This is but one da Vinci trial with a specific type of claim,” said Rochelle Rottenstein, principal of the Rottenstein Law Group LLP. “There are several more whose verdicts could be decided in favor of the plaintiffs.”

Intuitive throughout the trial asserted that Taylor’s urologist performed the surgery on the obese Taylor, violating the company’s surgical guidelines, and so it is not at fault, the story said. Intuitive Surgical asserts that it is fully committed to superior training opportunities for surgeons and surgical teams in the use of its products, but notes that it does not participate in determining when a surgeon is adequately prepared to operate using the da Vinci Surgical System. According to a USA Today article, the da Vinci surgical robot was used in about 400,000 surgeries in 2012.**

The Rottenstein Law Group LLP encourages people to visit this page to download a free brochure to help them determine if they are eligible to file a da Vinci lawsuit.

For the latest news on defective medications and medical devices and related lawsuits, visit the Rottenstein Law Group LLP’s Injury Lawyer Newswire at injurylawyernewswire.com. Readers can subscribe to the news site’s stories and videos to stay on top of personal injury news.

*bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-23/intuitive-wins-trial-defeats-negligent-training-claims.html (May 23, 2013)

**usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/09/robot-surgery-fda/2067629/ (April 9, 2013)

About THE ROTTENSTEIN LAW GROUP LLP
The Rottenstein Law Group LLP is a New York-based firm that represents clients nationwide in mass tort actions. The firm was founded by Rochelle Rottenstein, who has more than two decades of experience as a lawyer, to represent clients hurt by defective medical devices and medications. (Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.)

Contact:
The Rottenstein Law Group LLP
Rochelle Rottenstein, Esq.
321 W. 44th Street
# 804
New York NY 10036
(212) 933-9500 (office phone)
(212) 933-9980 (facsimile)
rochelle (at) rotlaw (dot) com

                            ###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/surgical-robot/da-vinci-surgery/prweb10766817.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. EVINCI results could lead to 75 percent reduction of invasive procedures for patients with suspected CAD
2. Da Vinci Surgery Robot Lawsuit Website Launched by Bernstein Leibhard LLP to Inform Public about Potential Da Vinci Surgery Complications
3. Da Vinci Robotic Procedure Offers a Surgical Solution for Endometriosis; Now Available at Women’s Excellence in Endometriosis in Oakland County, Michigan
4. Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Lawsuit News: Ohio Law Firm Investigates Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Complications as Settlement is Reached in Louisiana Da Vinci Robot Lawsuit
5. As Da Vinci Surgery Robot Lawsuits Mount, Marketing Claims Questioned in Wake of New Study, Alonso Krangle LLP Comments
6. Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC Disturbed by Allegations of Aggressive Marketing Tactics in Pending Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Lawsuit
7. New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer David Perecman Urges Surgical Patients to Question Use of da Vinci System Surgical Robot
8. Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Lawsuit: Parker Waichman LLP Responds to Doctor’s Testimony Alleging Intuitive Surgical’s Robotic Device Contributed to a Man’s Death
9. As Da Vinci Robot Lawsuits Mount, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Applauds Surgeon’s Call for More Stringent Robotic Surgery Training
10. Da Vinci Surgical Robot Lawsuit News: Rottenstein Law Group Comments on Testimony in Ongoing Robot Trial
11. Da Vinci Robotic Infographic Released by d’Oliveira & Associates Expresses Concerns over Surgical Device
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/12/2016)... SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2016 , ... The Central Coast ... purpose of this dance is to provide a night of fun for teens with and ... to help everyone feel welcomed and included at the event. The dance will take place ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... , ... February 12, 2016 , ... Basketball is a ... integral part of the Peety PoppersTM series, sign language translation is featured in the ... health and wellness in Peety PoppersTM lessons has a sign language translator to teach ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... , ... February 12, 2016 , ... Dignity Health named ... Hospital Emergency Room –Mesa. The new facility is licensed under Dignity Health ... “Dr. Bingham is an excellent leader and will ensure our new freestanding emergency room ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... According ... System, a product marketed as a weight loss dietary supplement, is being recalled due ... group Beverly Hills Physicians, because there is not a single supplement on the market ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and nursing aides who treat ... Act, Time to Heal” on Thursday, February 25 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at ... Chedda, president of ANSA Consultants, who will discuss clinical best practices throughout the continuum ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016 Exactus Pharmacy ... providing high-quality specialty pharmacy care for those suffering ... it has achieved full Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from ... dedicated to promoting health care quality through accreditation, ... --> The URAC accreditation process demonstrates ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... 11, 2016  M3 Biotechnology Inc., spurred by a major "team investment" by Bruce Montgomery ... completed an oversubscribed Series A-Round, according to CEO Leen Kawas , PhD. ... ... ... Kawas said ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... Feb. 11, 2016 SI-BONE, Inc., a ... the iFuse Implant System, a minimally invasive surgical ... of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced the publication ... of MIS SI joint fusion for patients suffering ... sacroiliitis or SI joint disruption.  In the first ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: