Tag Archives: drug litigation

Justices look for line to draw in drug preemption case

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 ...

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Mass. jury awards $63M for child’s reaction to Motrin

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.

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Propecia’s sexual side effects may be ‘irreversible,’ report says

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.

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Hoffmann-La Roche asks for Accutane judge’s recusal


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.

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