Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Richard L. Root (argued), Betsy J. Barnes, Barnes & Root, New Orleans, LA, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
Timothy Allen Pratt, Jane J. Bartley (argued), Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Kansas City, MO, for Defendant-Appellee.
Before JOLLY, MAGILL and BENAVIDES, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
E. GRADY JOLLY, Circuit Judge:
This appeal arises from a products liability case involving silicone gel breast implants. In March 1983, Mary Grenier received breast implants manufactured by Medical Engineering Corporation ("MEC"). Eleven years later, Grenier sued MEC after learning that silicone gel had leaked or "bled" through the implant shell. The district court granted summary judgment for MEC. Grenier v. Medical Engineering...
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