The medical device maker's insurance company, National Union Fire Insurance Company, argued that since the device's now-defunct manufacturer, Dacomed Corp., can't be held liable for the device, it can't, either.Poor dude. I wonder how he pees.
Lennon received the steel and plastic implant in 1996, about two years before the impotence drug Viagra went on the market. The Dura-II is designed to allow impotent men to position the penis upward for sex, then lower it.
But Lennon, 68, said he can't position his penis downward because the device is faulty, causing him pain and embarrassment.
"I'm suffering with it right now," he told The Providence Journal during a recent interview. "It never stops. It's like a constant headache."
(Thanks Mr Big)