Superbug Victims File Suits Against Olympus For Injury Wrongful Death

February 27, 2015 4:39 PM

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Attorneys for the victims of a superbug outbreak at a Los Angeles hospital have filed lawsuits seeking damages against the manufacturer of tainted duodenoscopes implicated in the outbreak.

Aaron Young, a high-school student, alleged in a suit recently filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court that Olympus Corp. of the Americas committed negligence and fraud when it did not update cleaning instructions of its scopes after the instruments underwent a redesign, according to Reuters. You...

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