Medtronic, Inc. v. Lohr

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Medtronic, Inc. v. Lohr
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Argued April 23, 1996
Decided June 26, 1996
Full case name Medtronic, Inc., Petitioner 95-754 v. Lora Lohr, et vir; Lora Lohr, et vir, Petitioners 95-886 v. Medtronic, Inc.
Citations 518 U.S. 470 (more)
116 S. Ct. 2240; 135 L. Ed. 2d 700; 1996 U.S. LEXIS 4260; 64 U.S.L.W. 4625; CCH Prod. Liab. Rep. P14,634; 29 U.C.C. Rep. Serv. 2d (Callaghan) 1077; 96 Cal. Daily Op. Service 4685; 96 Daily Journal DAR 7557; 10 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. S 83
Court membership
Case opinions
Majority Stevens, joined by Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, Breyer (parts I, II, III, V, VII); Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg (parts IV, VI)
Concurrence Breyer
Concur/dissent O'Connor, joined by Rehnquist, Scalia, Thomas

Medtronic, Inc. v. Lohr, 518 U.S. 470 (1996), is a United States Supreme Court case dealing with the scope of federal preemption.

It was later limited by Riegel v. Medtronic, Inc., 552 U.S. 312 (2008).

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