Drugs & Medical Devices

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Issue #103, July 2010

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Claims Against Mylan Bertek

A plaintiff who says she was injured after taking generic Dilantin has sufficiently pleaded fraud, gross negligence and breach of warranty claims against

Plaintiff May Amend Fraud Claims Against Boehringer

A Minnesota federal judge has adopted a magistrate judge's recommendation that a plaintiff be allowed to amend her Mirapex complaint against

LPLA Claims May Proceed Against Apothecon, Judge Rules

Metoclopramide injury claims brought under the Louisiana Products Liability Act may proceed against Apothecon Inc. because

Judge Finds for Wyeth, Schwarz on Reglan/Metoclopramide Injury Claims

An Arkansas federal judge has dismissed Reglan injury claims brought against Wyeth Inc. and Schwarz Pharma Inc. on the basis that they did not manufacture

Louisiana Federal Judge Finds for Merck on State's Vioxx Claims

A federal judge has found in favor of Merck & Co. on a lawsuit brought by the state of Louisiana over reimbursements for Vioxx

'Nerve Center' Test Thwarts Removal, Federal Judge Rules

A judge has remanded a Lamictal injury case to state court, ruling that the defendant corporation is barred from removing the case to Pennsylvania federal court

Plaintiffs May Not Appeal Exclusion of Parisian Testimony

A Florida federal judge has refused to allow plaintiffs to appeal a previous order excluding the testimony of their expert, Dr. Suzanne Parisian, ruling that

Judge Tosses Reglan Injury Claims Against Wyeth, Schwarz Pharma

A federal judge granted summary judgment to Wyeth Inc. and Schwarz Pharma Inc. on Reglan injury claims on the basis that the drug makers did not

Issue #102, June 2010

Judge Refuses to Dismiss Humira Claims Against Abbott Labs

A federal judge has refused to dismiss negligence and strict liability claims brought against Abbott Laboratories in a Humira wrongful death suit

Judge Refuses to Revisit Dismissal of Motrin Claims

A Texas federal judge has refused to reconsider his decision to dismiss with prejudice marketing defect, negligence and breach of warranty claims brought in

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