7th Circ. Sends Bayer HIV Claims To Taiwan

Law360, New York (March 29, 2010, 5:06 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of HIV-infected Taiwan residents' time-barred tort claims in multidistrict litigation accusing Bayer Corp. and Baxter Healthcare Corp. of concealing the risks of their hemophilia medication, sending the suit's remaining contract claims to Taiwan.

A three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Friday ruled that a lower court had appropriately applied the California statute of limitations in its choice to nix the plaintiffs' claims the drug companies negligently manufactured blood-clotting factor concentrate products...
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