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I-Flow settles lawsuits from plaintiffs injured by shoulder pain pumps

I-Flow has agreed to settle five lawsuits from plaintiffs who say the company’s pain pump device used during shoulder repair surgery caused them to develop a painful and debilitating condition known as chondrolysis. The announcement follows a ruling by a federal judge in Ohio who rejected efforts to have the cases dismissed. The lawsuits had been consolidated for a trial that was scheduled to begin late last month. All of the plaintiffs alleged that the pain pumps manufactured by I-Flow to infuse pain medication into the shoulder joint during and after arthroscopic surgery destroyed the shoulder cartilage, causing chondrolysis. I-Flow ... Read More