Novartis Can't Dodge $2.2M Jaw Injury Verdict

Law360, New York (January 2, 2014, 8:24 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday upheld a $2.2 million verdict against Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. in a woman's lawsuit over a jaw injury allegedly caused by the bone drugs Aredia and Zometa, holding the drugmaker had a duty to warn of the risk of injury.

U.S. District Judge S. James Otero denied Novartis' motion for judgment as a matter of law as well as a new trial. Plaintiff Adriann Georges sufficiently showed that Novartis had a duty to warn her of the jaw injury risk and...
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Case Information

Case Title

Adriann Georges v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


S. James Otero

Date Filed

August 18, 2006

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