Drugs & Medical Devices

Get ready for the next wave of pharmaceutical litigation with HarrisMartin's Drugs & Medical Devices. This reporter will keep you one step ahead of drug and medical device litigation with in-depth investigations, guest commentaries and objective courtroom coverage on today's and tomorrow's hottest drugs and supplements.



Issue #90, June 2009

Johnson & Johnson Granted Summary Judgment on Infant's Claims

A federal judge has granted Johnson & Johnson's motion for summary judgment on claims that an infant sustained emotional injuries after his mother

Issue #89, May 2009

Class Certification of Third-Party Payors Denied in Neurontin Marketing Suit

A federal judge has denied class certification to a group of consumers and third-party payors who paid for Neurontin prescriptions, finding

U.S. Marshals Seize Body-Building Supplements

The FDA says that certain "body-building" products distributed by LG Sciences LLC contain unapproved additives

Judge Finds NYMAGIC Liable for Defense of Permathene Action

A federal judge has ruled that insurer NYMAGIC Inc. is liable for the entire defense and at least some of the settlement of a products liability suit

Judge Allows Fraudulent Concealment Claims to Proceed in Neurontin MDL

A federal judge has refused to dismiss certain fraudulent concealment claims brought in the Neurontin multidistrict litigation, finding that

Special Master Tosses Case, Finds Expert to be Unreliable

A petition filed by a woman who alleged that vaccinations caused her daughter's neurological disorder was dismissed by a special master who ruled that

Judge Severs Healthcare Defendants in Contaminated Heparin Action

A judge refused to remand to state court a contaminated heparin case against Baxter International, but remanded the action as to the healthcare defendants

Federal Judge Allows Vaccine Action to Proceed Against Target Corp.

A judge has refused to dismiss a vaccine injury case against Target Corp., ruling that it is unclear whether

Wyeth, Schwarz Granted Judgment in Metoclopramide Action

Claims brought against Wyeth and Schwarz Pharma Inc. by a woman who says she was injured by the generic form of metoclopramide fail because

Exclusion of Experts Who Pushed Thimerosal-Autism Link Upheld

A state high court has upheld the exclusion of several plaintiffs' experts who presented evidence that thimerosal-containing vaccines cause autism

Past Issues:


The HarrisMartin VerdicTrack lets you track verdicts by product, state, defendant, or expert.