Reglan Lawsuit News

Alabama Court Will Reconsider Allowing Generic Reglan Lawsuits

Nathaniel Zimmerman | July 2nd, 2013
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The Alabama Supreme Court has agreed to hold a new hearing to reconsider its previous decision to allow generic Reglan lawsuits to proceed against Pfizer under the doctrine of innovator liability. Innovator liability would allow Pfizer to be sued by patients who were injured by generic copies of Pfizer’s drugs even if Pfizer itself did not manufacture the particular doses… Read more »

Judge Says Pharmacy Not Liable for Failure to Warn of Reglan Risks

Ava Lawson | June 4th, 2013
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A Montana district judge has recently ruled against the plaintiffs in a Reglan lawsuit involving a 91 year-old U.S. navy veteran who was prescribed the generic version of the drug. According to documents submitted to the Billings, Montana federal court, Harold and Kathy Holtshouser filed a complaint against the Department of Veterans pharmacy, hoping to recover damages for Harold, who… Read more »

Generic Reglan Lawsuits Face New Hurdle

Whitney Taylor | May 7th, 2013
Reglan Lawsuit Settlements

A lawsuit filed by a Reglan lawyer in the Iowa Court of Appeals faced a step backward in the effort to find accountability for injuries caused by a generic drug. While other generic Reglan lawsuits have seen positive rulings of late, this particular case failed to get the court to change an initial ruling in favor of the defendant. The… Read more »

Ohio Appellate Court Overturns Dismissal of Generic Reglan Lawsuit

Shay Morrigan | April 9th, 2013
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In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that companies producing generic versions of brand-name drugs could not be held liable for failure-to-warn claims, because according to federal law, generic warning labels must match exactly those of the brand-name drug. As long as the warnings are the same, generics are blameless in any lawsuits alleging failure-to-warn. Since that ruling, patients who… Read more »

Pfizer Asks Alabama Supreme Court to Reconsider Generic Reglan Lawsuits

Whitney Taylor | March 4th, 2013
Reglan Lawsuits

Pfizer has asked the Alabama Supreme Court to reconsider a decision that could hold brand-name drug makers liable for injuries allegedly caused by their generic counterparts. The manufacturer of Reglan and defendant in numerous Reglan lawsuits filed a request for a rehearing on February 19, 2013. Response to recent ruling in state court The recent filing was in response to… Read more »

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