Drugs & Medical Devices
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Issue #9, September 2002
The FDA has requested that a federal judge reject a recent request for a preliminary injunction to stop Paxil manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline from airing ads that claim the drug is habit forming because it is preempted by federal law and the agency has previ
A federal judge denied motions to remand in multiple Fen-phen product liability actions on grounds that the plaintiffs fraudulently joined pharmacies, sales representatives and physicians in an effort to defeat diversity jurisdiction.
The makers of Prempro has removed a case involving an Illinois woman who claims that she developed lumps in her breast as a result of ingesting Prempro.
Two Arkansas women filed a statewide class action suit against the manufacturer of Prempro seeking restitution and reimbursement of costs for the purchase of the hormone replacement therapy, attorneys fees and the establishment of a medical monitoring pro
Statewide Class Action Filed on Behalf of Individuals Who Allegedly Suffered Withdrawal Symptoms from Paxil
Two Louisiana residents filed a statewide class action on behalf of residents who suffered from withdrawal symptoms as a result of reducing or terminating their use of the antidepressant Paxil.
A federal judge agreed to dismiss 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.
Judge Rules Pharmacy May Be Liable for Redhibitory and Affirmative Misrepresentation Claims in Propulsid Case
A federal judge ruled that pursuant to Lousiana state law a pharmacy may be found liable for redhibitory and affirmative misrepresentation claims in a Propulsid products liability case.
A federal judge granted a motion to dismiss claims asserted against a pharmacy in a Propulsid products liability case on grounds that the plaintiff could not state a claim upon which relief can be granted.