The stock is down $5.22 at $572.71.
Apologies to the literary estate of Pastor Niemöller for the "First they came for" line and to our erudite readers for the headline colloquialism.
A reader directed me to the advertisements that pop up when you do a Google search for -robot surgery lawsuit-, it's quite amazing:
- fightforvictims.com/medical.../da-vinci-surgical-robot-injury-lawsuitIf you or a loved one suffered serious da Vinci Surgical Robot complications following a surgical procedure, you may be eligible to file a da Vinci Surgical Robot ...
- www.youhavealawyer.com/robot-surgery/Lawsuits for individuals who experienced complications or problems following robotic surgery with a da Vinci Surgical Robot System. Learn More.
- davinci-surgical-robot-lawsuit.com/Several hospital burn lawsuits involving the "da Vinci Surgical Robot" claim that a number of patients have suffered serious burns. One New York father fil.
- www.lawyersandsettlements.com › News ArticlesApr 26, 2012 – New York, NY: Statistics indicate that hospital burns are rare, but several hospital burn lawsuits involving the da Vinci Surgical Robot claim that ...
- www.prweb.com/releases/2013/1/prweb10319216.htmJan 14, 2013 – Wright & Schulte LLC Investigating Da Vinci Robot Lawsuits On Behalf ... of Robotic Surgery Procedures Involving the Da Vinci Surgical System.
- www.roboticsurgerylawsuit.com/Call 888-335-9457 now if you've been injured during robotic surgery. Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, McCartney & Giuffra LLP: New York injury attorneys.
- yourlegalhelp.com/...lawsuit.../da-vinci-surgical-robot-lawsuit-roboti...The Da Vinci Robotic Surgery System has allegedly caused life-threatening injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured you may seek legal help through a ...
- oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/.../da-vinci-surgical-robot-leads-to-...The da Vinci surgical robot by Intuitive Surgical is to blame in several botched surgeries, according to plaintiffs in multimillion dollar malpractice lawsuits.
And many, many more.
I've no idea of the merits of the cases or the skill of the barristers but it appears something is going on.