8th Circ. Affirms Pfizer's Dismissal From Drug Injury Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (July 15, 2013, 6:35 PM EDT) -- The Eighth Circuit on Monday affirmed a summary judgment in favor of Pfizer Inc. in a product liability suit brought by a woman who allegedly suffered injuries after taking a generic version of anti-nausea drug Reglan, finding that the plaintiff didn’t ingest a version manufactured by Pfizer.

The decision comes after Pfizer told the Eighth Circuit that it could not be held liable in the suit in December, saying it didn't manufacture the specific product that plaintiff Joyce Fullington took. Pfizer, its Wyeth LLC subsidiary, UCB...
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