Pfizer Tells 8th Circ. Generic Drug Injury Claims Fail

Law360, Chicago (December 4, 2012, 7:33 PM EST) -- Pfizer Inc. told the Eighth Circuit on Monday that it could not be held liable in a product liability suit brought by a woman who allegedly suffered injuries after taking a generic version of anti-nausea drug Reglan, saying it didn't manufacture the product she ingested.

Pfizer, its Wyeth LLC subsidiary, UCB Inc. and Alaven Pharmaceutical LLC — the so-called brand defendants — asked the appeals court to reject Joyce Fullington's call to revive the case targeting them and the makers of generic versions of the prescription...
To view the full article, register now.