High Court Agrees To Hear Wyeth Drug-Labeling Case

Law360 (January 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday to listen to the pleas of Wyeth and consider a case that could have far-reaching implications for product liability lawsuits.

The High Court will hear Wyeth v. Levine, a case that centers around whether a U.S. Food and Drug Administration label protects companies from claims over the drug's label and use.

The case is one of three federal preemption cases the High Court will hear this session, which is why the U.S. solicitor general advised the court not to hear...
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