STORY FROM: Drugs & Medical Devices

Ala. Federal Judge Remands Amiodarone Death Case for Lack of Diversity

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama federal judge has remanded an amiodarone wrongful death case to state court, finding the complaint states a valid cause of action against the non-diverse physician defendants.

On Aug. 2, Chief Judge Karon O. Bowdre of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama concluded that the non-diverse defendants were not fraudulently joined.

Frank Dixon died on Feb. 18, 2016, allegedly from “amiodarone toxicity and amiodarone induced intestinal lung disease.”

The administratrix of Dixon’s estate, an Alabama resident, filed the instant lawsuit against Eon Labs Inc., Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., CVS Health Corp., ...

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