Pa.'s Series Of Pharma Cases Give RLD Theory Some Legs

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT) -- A series of decisions handed down recently by Judge Mary Jane Bowes of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania arising from mass tort litigation in Philadelphia County involving Reglan (metoclopramide) and its generic versions can only be described as brutal.

In four separate decisions — here, here, here and here — the court largely affirmed orders entered in November 2011 in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County against brand-name and generic drug manufacturers concerning liability for harm alleged by plaintiffs who consumed various versions of...
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