Drugmakers Freed From Generic Reglan Claims In Tenn. Suits

Law360, New York (August 13, 2012, 10:34 PM EDT) -- A Tennessee federal judge ruled Wednesday that Pfizer Inc. and other brand-name and generic makers of digestion medication Reglan cannot be held liable for injuries allegedly caused by generic versions of the product, although brand-name makers still have to contend with claims associated with the brand-name versions.

U.S. District Judge S. Thomas Anderson granted summary judgment to brand-name companies on claims in seven lawsuits brought by plaintiffs who took metoclopramide, the generic name for Reglan, ruling they couldn't be held liable under state law for injuries...
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Strayhorn et al v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-02058

Court

Tennessee Western

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

S. Thomas Anderson

Date Filed

January 26, 2011


Case Title

Brooks et al v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-02059

Court

Tennessee Western

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

S. Thomas Anderson

Date Filed

January 25, 2011


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Evans et al v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-02060

Court

Tennessee Western

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

S. Thomas Anderson

Date Filed

January 25, 2011


Case Title

Simmons v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-02083

Court

Tennessee Western

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

S. Thomas Anderson

Date Filed

February 3, 2011


Case Title

Speed v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-02095

Court

Tennessee Western

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

S. Thomas Anderson

Date Filed

February 8, 2011


Case Title

Rhodes et al v. Wyeth LLC et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-02134

Court

Tennessee Western

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

S. Thomas Anderson

Date Filed

February 21, 2011


Case Title

Bain et al v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., Individually and d/b/a ESI Lederle, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-02145

Court

Tennessee Western

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

S. Thomas Anderson

Date Filed

February 23, 2011

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