Teen's Suit Against Teva Over Acne Drug Survives

Law360, New York (March 12, 2010, 1:06 PM EST) -- A teenage girl's suit alleging that an acne medication made her legally blind has survived a summary judgment bid by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., which argued that state law failure-to-warn claims were preempted by federal warning label rules.

Denying Teva's motion for summary judgment on Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, Senior Judge Hugh Lawson ruled that the U.S. Supreme Court's 2009 Wyeth v. Levine ruling and subsequent appellant review of similar cases showed Teva should be able to comply with...
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