Judge Rejects New Notice For Digitek Patients

Law360, New York (July 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to order drugmaker Actavis Group HF to send patients who took its recalled prescription heart drug Digitek a new warning notice in addition to the original recall, denying a motion by class action plaintiffs suing the company over the drug.

The class action, filed in May in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, is one of a number of similar suits over Digitek currently pending consolidation before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.

The suits allege that...
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