Baxter Escapes Wrongful Death Suit In Heparin MDL

Law360, New York (September 9, 2009, 4:53 PM EDT) -- Having found that a heparin dose that allegedly contributed to the death of a woman was produced by a different company, a federal judge has let drugmaker Baxter International Inc. off the hook in a wrongful death suit brought by the woman's husband.

Judge James Carr of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on Friday granted Baxter's unopposed motion for summary judgment, while remanding remaining claims against health care providers to state court where they commenced prior to being transferred to the...
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