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Plavix Decision Raises Questions About Learned Intermediary Doctrine

USA - November 16 2017 A federal judge in New Jersey recently granted summary judgment to Plavix drug makers Bristol Myers-Squibb Company (“BMS”), Sanofi-Aventis U.S., L.L.C...

Stefanie Colella-Walsh.

Trump Declares Opioid Epidemic a Public Health Emergency

USA - October 31 2017 From 2000 to 2015, more than half a million people died of drug overdoses across the country and most of those deaths involved opioids, according to...

Stefanie Colella-Walsh.

New Jersey Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturer

USA - October 26 2017 Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino recently announced that New Jersey has filed a lawsuit against Insys Therapeutics, Inc. charging that the...

Stefanie Colella-Walsh.

New Evidence of Amputation Risk Impacts Invokana MDL

USA - October 5 2017 In July 2017, an FDA-mandated cardiovascular outcomes trial (CANVAS) reported that Invokana use roughly doubles the risk of lower limb amputation...

Third Circuit Clarifies Pleading Standard in Pay-For-Delay Suits

USA - September 12 2017 A Third Circuit opinion in the In re: Lipitor Antitrust Litigation reinstated the pay-for-delay lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical companies Pfizer Inc...