No. 81-C-0533.

403 So.2d 728 (1981)

Helen SCIACCA v. Louis POLIZZI, M.D. and Julius Schmid Company, a/k/a Schmid Laboratories, Inc.

Supreme Court of Louisiana.

September 8, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Carey J. Guglielmo and Richard Creed, Jr., of Owen, Richardson, Taylor, Mathews & Atkinson, Baton Rouge, for defendant-applicant.

Mark Alan Jolissaint, Slidell, for plaintiff-respondent.

Jerry L. Saporito, and B. Frank Davis of Bernard, Cassisa, Babst & Saporito, Metairie, for Julius Schmid Co. a/k/a Schmid Laboratories, Inc.

BLANCHE, Justice.

Plaintiff, Helen Sciacca, filed suit on May 13, 1976 against Louis Polizzi, a physician, and Julius Schmid Co. a/k/a Schmid Laboratories, Inc. She styled her suit as a "Petition for Damages Due to Breach of Contract." Plaintiff alleged therein that she suffered numerous injuries and damages as a result of Dr. Polizzi's improper insertion of a "Safety Coil" intrauterine device (IUD) into her uterus and/or because of a defect or defects in the "Safety...


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