Consumers Urge Wider Recall In Ranbaxy Glass Shards Action

Law360, New York (January 28, 2013, 1:19 PM EST) -- Consumers who purchased Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.'s generic version of cholesterol drug Lipitor asked a New Jersey federal judge Friday to order a complete recall of pills tainted with glass shards, alleging in their proposed class action that reports of significant patient harm are emerging.

The motion for a preliminary injunction, filed two months after Ranbaxy announced it was conducting a limited recall of atorvastatin tablets that might contain tiny bits of glass, contends that patients experienced pain after using the medicine despite assurances from the Indian...
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