Drugs & Medical Devices

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Issue #1, January 2002

Pretrial Order Resolves Move to Consolidate All Pending Propulsid Cases

An order has been entered in the Propulsid MDL, effectively negating the need for defendants' motion to stay

Houston Jury Returns Defense Verdict in Rezulin Lawsuit

A Houston jury has found in favor of defendant Warner-Lambert Co. in one of the first Rezulin

W. Va. Circuit Court Denies Class Certification to Rezulin Plaintiffs

A West Virginia circuit court has concluded that several plaintiffs seeking to certify a Rezulin class action

Insurer Class Action Seeking Recovery of Rezulin and Rezulin-related Costs Dismissed

The New York federal court overseeing Rezulin multidistrict litigation has dismissed a consolidated class action lawsuit seeking to recover

Judge Kaplan Finds Misjoined Defendants and Plaintiffs on Motions to Remand

In the latest set of plaintiffs seeking remands to state court in the consolidated pretrial proceedings for Rezulin

Clinical Trial Records Not Privileged After Redaction of Documents, S.D. N.Y. Rules

Judge Lewis Kaplan has ruled that he will permit the compelled production of medical records

Nation's First Rezulin Trial Ends in Settlement

Parties involved in the first Rezulin case to go to trial in the United States reached a settlement agreement Nov. 5

Settlement Follows $43 Million Award in Texas Rezulin Case

Pfizer Inc. reached an eleventh-hour settlement in a Rezulin personal injury case in Texas

Missouri Rezulin Trial Cut Short by Settlement

Pfizer Inc. settled its second Rezulin personal injury lawsuit in less than a week just as the case was going to trial in Missouri

Baycol Litigation Gets Mass Tort Billing in Philadelphia

Philadelphia lawsuits filed by those who claim they were injured by the cholesterol-lowering drug Baycol

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