Research Co. Still On Hook In Product Liability Suit

Law360, New York (November 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A research company accused in a product liability suit of scheming with a drug maker to deceive the Food and Drug Administration has lost its bid to throw out the case.

Judge Gene E.K. Pratter refused to grant Statprobe Inc.’s summary judgment motion in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Oct. 25. She determined that the bio-statistical and research firm could be held liable for a patient who became permanently disabled after receiving an anti-scarring drug that secured FDA approval based...
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