Judge Upholds Expanded Discovery In Digitek Case

Law360, New York (August 10, 2009, 9:24 PM EDT) -- A district judge has upheld a magistrate judge's order expanding discovery in a multidistrict product liability case accusing Actavis of selling a defective or adulterated heart medication, overruling Actavis' objection that the magistrate judge allowed plaintiffs overly broad discovery.

Judge Joseph R. Goodwin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia ruled Monday that Magistrate Judge Mary E. Stanley was right to allow the plaintiffs to investigate some of the products other than Digitek made at the Little Falls, N.J., plant where...
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