Drugs & Medical Devices
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Issue #9, September 2002
A federal judge dismissed one of the first class action lawsuits filed against the manufacturer of Prempro less than a month after the case was initially filed in state court.
A plaintiff's motion to remand a Vioxx products liability action claims that Merck's removal notices were prematurely filed and defective because they superceded Illinois' Code of Civil Procedure.
The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) granted a petition to consolidate six product liability cases filed against the manufacturers of the antidepressant Serzone
A circuit judge in West Virginia has granted Purdue Pharma's motion for summary judgment in an Oxycontin case where the manufacturer claimed it could not be held liable because of the nature of the alleged drug addict's injury.