Judge Won't Enforce $100K Deal In Liver Failure Case

Law360, New York (December 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has shot down a bid by Perrigo Pharmaceuticals Co. to enforce a settlement that was later rejected by the mother of a child who developed liver failure after being prescribed generic ibuprofen after a minor medical procedure.

Judge James Ware of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Wednesday rejected the company's contention that he should direct plaintiff Margarita Gaeta to comply with the terms of the $100,000 deal because her repudiation of the settlement was contrary to the...
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