Supreme Court Consents to Hear Generic Drug Lawsuit

Emma Gonzalez | December 12th, 2012 | Posted in Reglan Lawsuit News
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The U.S. Supreme Court has consented to review a generic drug lawsuit against Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. The complaint, which was filed by New Hampshire resident Karen Bartlett, states that the pharmaceutical company is liable for severe injuries resulting from a generic medication known as sulindac. Mutual, however, argues that the Supreme Court’s Pliva v. Mensing decision supersedes any liability, and… Read more »

Louisiana Judge Dismisses Generic Reglan Lawsuit

Emma Gonzalez | November 15th, 2012 | Posted in Reglan Lawsuit News
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On October 30, 2012, a Louisiana generic Reglan lawsuit was dismissed. Federal judge Brian A. Jackson found that the plaintiff’s claim of failure to warn was preempted by federal mandate requiring the generic Reglan side effects label to be identical to the brand name warning. Though the plaintiff’s Reglan lawyer also argued breach of warranty and design defect, Judge Jackson… Read more »

Platintiff Couple Joins Reglan Mass Tort In California

W.L. Meyers | November 1st, 2012 | Posted in Recent Settlements, Reglan Lawsuit News
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A new lawsuit is joining the current Reglan mass tort in the Superior County of San Francisco County, California. Platinffs Gordon and Wilma Hellwig are seeking relief via a short form complaint, which adopts the long form complaint currently pending in the court. Their case joins numerous others in which individuals are seeking Reglan settlements through Reglan lawsuits, alleging that… Read more »

Summary Judgment Granted to Defendants In Reglan Case

W.L. Meyers | October 19th, 2012 | Posted in Reglan Lawsuit News
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Judge Michael H. Watson if the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has granted summary judgment to Schwartz Pharma (now called UCB Inc.), Pfizer Inc. and Wyeth LLC, holding that the brand name manufacturers hold no duty of care to an injured patient who ingested only its generic equivalent. The plaintiff, Donna Hogue, alleges that she suffered… Read more »

Reglan Lawyer Adds Another Complaint to San Francisco Mass Tort

Whitney Taylor | September 6th, 2012 | Posted in Reglan Lawsuit News
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A Reglan lawyer has filed another short complaint to be added to the growing number of lawsuits in the mass tort in California. In this complaint, the plaintiff is seeking compensation for Reglan injuries like involuntary movements and eye twitching. While this plaintiff does not claim to have been diagnosed with Reglan tardive dyskinesia, a serious side effect of Reglan,… Read more »