GOP Reps. Want Minutes Of FDA Meeting With Trial Lawyers

Law360, Washington (April 1, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT) -- House Republicans on Tuesday pressed a top U.S. Department of Health and Human Services official for the minutes of a meeting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held with the plaintiffs bar during development of a proposed drug labeling rule that could boost lawsuits against generics manufacturers.

Joseph R. Pitts, R-Pa., chairman of the House Energy Committee' subcommittee on health, asked Center for Drug Evaluation and Research director Janet Woodcock to provide minutes and information of a February 2013 meeting with plaintiffs attorneys before the agency...
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