Consumer Sent To Drawing Board On Tainted Drug Claims

Law360 (October 31, 2018, 8:32 PM EDT) -- A consumer struck out Tuesday in his putative class action accusing Solco Healthcare and Huahai Pharmaceuticals of selling contaminated blood pressure medication, when a judge found he hadn’t demonstrated the case belonged in federal court.

U.S. District Judge Sheri Polster dismissed Florida consumer Ron Molinaro's suit against Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc., which does business as Solco Healthcare LLC; Solco Healthcare U.S. LLC; and Huahai US Inc. after conducting her own review of the Middle District of Florida’s jurisdiction. However, the judge left the door open for Molinaro to fill in the gaps in his suit and file again.

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