WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision barring state-law design-defect claims against generic drug makers that mirror failure-to-warn actions served a major setback to plaintiffs seeking damages for drug injuries.Read More »
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WASHINGTON — In a victory to generic pharmaceutical companies, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that state design-defect laws that impose a duty on generic drug makers to either change their labeling in violation of federal law or pull the ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – Deciding where the preemptive effect of federal rules governing drug manufacturing ends and states’ ability to impose liability on drug makers begins has never been an easy task — not even for the justices of the U.S. Supreme ...Read More »
Continuing in its efforts to find a new judge for the thousands of Accutane cases pending in New Jersey state court, Hoffman-La Roche filed notice to appeal a decision by presiding Judge Carol E. Higbee not to recuse herself in ...Read More »
A Massachusetts jury awarded $63 million to a teenaged girl and her parents after the girl suffered an adverse reaction to Children’s Motrin that left her scarred and blind, with permanent brain and lung damage. And the award may increase.
Tagged with: Children’s Motrin consumer protection drug litigation failure to warn FDA Food and Drug Administration Johnson & Johnson Motrin preemption Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisRead More »
Sexual side effects experienced by men taking the hair-loss drug Propecia may be permanent, according to a new report by a drug industry watchdog.
Tagged with: ADHD Daytrana drug litigation FDA Food and Drug Administration Institute for Safe Medication Practices multidistrict litigation Noven Therapeutics product liability Propecia Proscar QuarterWatchRead More »
Pfizer has avoided a bellwether trial scheduled to begin this month in the Chantix multidistrict litigation by settling with an Alabama man who claimed he became suicidal after taking the smoking-cessation drug.Read More »
State law allows the user of a generic drug to sue the maker of the name-brand drug for fraudulent misrepresentation, the Alabama Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from a U.S. District Court.Read More »
Drug maker Hoffmann- La Roche has asked for the recusal of the New Jersey judge overseeing the Accutane mass tort litigation, asserting that Judge Carol E. Higbee is siding unfairly with plaintiffs who allege injuries from the acne drug.Read More »