Dismissal Of Baycol Failure-To-Warn Suit Upheld

Law360, New York (June 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania court has found that Bayer Corp. had no duty to inform the medical community about comparative rates of adverse event reports for Baycol, upholding a November 2004 jury verdict in favor of the drugmaker in product liability litigation over the cholesterol-lowering drug.

In a divided ruling June 12, the Pennsylvania Superior Court let stand a trial court’s September 2005 judgment affirming the jury's verdict in favor of the defense on all claims by plaintiffs George and Susan Pauley, finding that Bayer had no duty...
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