Sanofi, Bristol-Myers Defeat Plavix Failure-To-Warn Suit

Law360, New York (January 28, 2013, 7:26 PM EST) -- Sanofi SA units and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. beat back a suit Monday in New Jersey federal court alleging a failure to warn consumers about the dangers associated with their anti-clotting medication Plavix that allegedly contributed to the death of a man who took it after heart surgery.

Julie Carr-Davis, the wife of the deceased Ralph Carr, alleged that Bristol-Myers, Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC, Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Inc. and Sanofi-Synthelabo Inc. failed to adequately warn her husband and his prescribing physicians of the potential for bleeding complications from taking...
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