Liver Failure Suit Tackles Settlement Enforceability

Law360, New York (October 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge is set to consider whether he has the power to enforce a proposed settlement that was later rejected by the mother of a child who developed liver failure after being prescribed generic ibuprofen to treat a minor medical procedure.

At a hearing Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, an attorney representing the minor child, A.G., and Margarita Gaeta, his guardian ad litem, told Judge James Ware that he had the authority to enforce the terms of the...
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