Bayer Gets Another Suit Dropped In Baycol MDL

Law360, New York (December 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge in a product liability multidistrict litigation over Bayer Corp.'s cholesterol-lowering drug Baycol has ruled again in the drugmaker's favor, blocking two plaintiffs from filing future putative class actions in West Virginia over the drug, which has been withdrawn from the market.

On Tuesday, Judge Michael J. Davis issued an order in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota permanently enjoining future putative class actions by plaintiffs Keith Smith and Shirley Sperlazza on the grounds that the court previously ruled to bar such actions...
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