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Court Rules “Da Vinci” Maker Has Responsibility to Warn Parties of Possible Dangers

da vinci maker must warn of dangers with robotThe Washington state Supreme Court has overturned a jury’s ruling on Intuitive Surgical’s controversial robotic “da Vinci” laparoscopic surgical system. In a 6-3 vote, the court found Intuitive does have a duty to provide proper warnings and instructions to hospitals that use its devices.

Da Vinci robotic systems are used in minimally invasive procedures and include a camera at the end of a small tube. ...

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Settlement Reached in da Vinci Surgical Robot Case

settlement reached in da vinci surgical robot caseA settlement for an undisclosed amount was reached during a San Jose jury trial last week involving Intuitive Surgical; the company that created the da Vinci surgical robot system. The plaintiff in the case was originally seeking $10 million for her injuries.

Da Vinci robots were used in over 600,000 surgeries last year and the system is capable of aiding surgeons with everything from hysterectomies to prostatectomies. The ...

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