HOUSTON — A San Diego patient is suing a manufacturer of medical implants, alleging negligence led to the plaintiff suffering injuries.

Almalik Rasuwl of San Diego filed a lawsuit Dec. 15 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas is suing Howmedica Osteonics doing business as Stryker Orthopedics of Mahwah, New Jersey, Stryker Corporation of Bingham Farms, Michigan, and Stryker Sales, alleging negligence and product liability.

According to the complaint, Rasuwl suffered injuries due to a defective medical devices that was implanted on his knees in 2007. The plaintiff alleges the defendants marketed unapproved medical devices by the FDA to patients and thus caused injuries. 

Rasuwl seeks a jury trial, compensation for all damages plus interest, all legal fees and any other relief the court deems proper. He is represented by attorneys Charles R. Houssiere and Jonathan M. Brooks of Houssiere, Durant & Houssiere LLP in Houston 

Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas Case number 4:15-cv-03621

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