EU Plan To Release More Drug Data Could Spur More US Suits

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 8:56 PM EDT) -- The European Medicines Agency's plans to force drugmakers to release more clinical trial data could fuel more product liability litigation against companies in the U.S. and put the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a bind regarding the data it is required to make public.

An EMA spokeswoman, Monika Benstetter, told Law360 on Monday that the agency was committed to making study data more transparent and "the question now is how we will go forward." The initiative is in its early stages, she said. The EMA...
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