Pfizer Wins NJ Choice Of Law Ruling In HRT Mass Tort

Law360, New York (June 21, 2013, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A judge has granted motions by companies including Pfizer Inc. to have New Jersey law applied to all remaining cases in a state mass tort over hormone replacement therapies like Prempro, accusing plaintiffs of trying to dodge the impact of earlier decisions on their failure-to-warn claims.

Plaintiffs had long held that New Jersey law governed claims that the drugmakers failed to provide proper warnings that their combination estrogen-progestin medications could cause problems such as breast cancer, Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Jessica Mayer noted in a...
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