Minn. High Court OKs Prempro Cases Against Wyeth

Law360, New York (September 3, 2009, 5:17 PM EDT) -- The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that the state's statute of limitations on negligence claims applies to any case brought in Minnesota regardless of where the claims occurred, thwarting Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s attempt to dodge thousands of suits over the hormone replacement drug Prempro.

The state's high court answered a question Thursday that was certified by the federal court in Arkansas overseeing the Prempro multidistrict litigation: whether the state's legal precedent has established that the statute of limitations will apply to cases where the claims didn't...
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