Tag Archives: Wyeth v. Levine

Ruling may save suits against generic drug makers

Since last year, when generic drug makers won a victory on the issue of federal preemption before the U.S. Supreme Court, lower courts have been dismissing cases against generic drug makers left and right. But last week a federal appeals ...

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Are state law failure to warn suits against generic drug preempted by federal law? See “Are failure-to-warn drug suits preempted?” PLIVA. v. Mensing, No. 09-993; Actavis Elizabeth v. Mensing. No.09-1039 and Actavis v. Demahy, No. 09-1501 (consolidated) Certiorari granted Dec. ...

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Supreme Court case could eviscerate consumer class actions

Class action lawyers who represent consumers and employees are bracing themselves for the possible end of practice as they know it. The cause of their anxiety: a U.S. Supreme Court case that has garnered little attention but could wipe out ...

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