Minn. High Court To Mull Negligence-Claim Time Limit

Law360, New York (January 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to issue a ruling on a quirk of Minnesota's statute of limitations for negligence claims after Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. asked the state court to consider the question as it faces thousands of product liability suits over its hormone-replacement drug Prempro.

In an order issued Jan. 12, the Minnesota Supreme Court accepted a question certified by the judge presiding over the multidistrict litigation regarding Prempro in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

Judge William R. Wilson Jr....
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