Judge Lets MS Drugmaker Off The Hook - For Now

Law360, New York (March 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal district judge has tossed out a proposed class action against Elan Corp. and its executives brought by investors who claim the Irish company artificially pumped up its stock price by misleading the public about problems connected to its multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri.

U.S. District Judge Richard Holwell dismissed the suit Friday but gave the plaintiffs the chance to go back to the drawing board and file an amended complaint against the biotechnology company in the future, according to papers filed in the U.S. District...
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