Drugs & Medical Devices
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Issue #9, September 2002
A federal judge granted the request for a preliminary injunction that would require the manufacturer of Paxil to withdraw television advertisements claiming the antidepressant does not induce dependency.
Attorneys representing the relatives of a man who killed his wife and then committed suicide after allegedly ingesting Prozac have submitted a stipulated dismissal with prejudice
The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has granted petitions requesting the formation of MDLs aimed at centralizing the Serzone and Meridia products liability litigation.
A federal judge denied the motion to remand a woman's product liability action against the manufacturer of an ephedra-based dietary supplement on grounds that the store where she allegedly purchased the product was fraudulently joined
A California woman, who allegedly suffered injuries as a result of her ingestion of Baycol, filed a lawsuit June 28 against the drug's manufacturer claiming that they knowingly concealed the potential dangers of the drug in their warnings and advertising
A pharmaceutical company has filed a motion to dismiss the allegations of a Louisiana woman who claims she suffered strokes as a result of ingesting over-the-counter products that contained PPA, but who allegedly failed to assert
A federal judge has granted a motion to dismiss a Canadian man's Rezulin products liability case on the ground of <i>forum non conveniens</i>. U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan ruled that the facts of the man's case favor litigation in Canada.
The manufacturers of Rezulin contested the allegations of a man who claimed that he suffered injuries as a result of ingesting the diabetes drug by stating that his alleged injuries may have resulted from his own negligence.
A Kentucky man's inability to retain new counsel and his failure to respond to a defendant's motion in an Oxycontin products liability suit has prompted a federal judge to dismiss the case with prejudice
Attorneys for Janssen Pharmaceutica Inc., and Johnson & Johnson submitted a motion to dismiss with prejudice the claims of 23 plaintiffs involved in Propulsid products liability lawsuits