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Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg Reports On A Case Before The U.S.

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Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg Reports On A Case Before The U.S.

Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg Reports On A Case Before The U.S.

Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg Reports On A Case Before The U.S.

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Supreme Court today. The case involves a woman who is suing the manufacturer of her pacemaker, which failed. Manufacturers claim that Congress gave them blanket immunity from such lawsuits 20 years ago. They point to the federal law enacted in 1976 in response to injuries from the Dalkon Shield, an intrauterine birth control device.