High Court Lets Teva Drug Labeling Suit Go Ahead

By Y. Peter Kang (January 20, 2015, 6:01 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Tuesday to hear an appeal by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. and other generic-drug makers of a ruling allowing a state failure-to-warn suit to proceed, potentially paving the way for similar cases against other generics makers.

Without providing reasoning for its decision, as is customary in its petition denials, the Supreme Court rejected Teva's bid to overturn a California appellate court's decision to let the case go forward.

In June 2013, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District backed a lower court's refusal to dismiss a suit claiming Teva and others failed to warn...

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