Int'l Plaintiffs Appeal Dismissal From Aredia MDL

Law360, New York (December 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- International plaintiffs recently tossed from the multidistrict litigation over Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp.'s bone cancer drugs Aredia and Zometa are challenging a federal judge's decision to dismiss their cases, filing a notice of appeal Tuesday.

The five plaintiffs – from Germany, Cyprus, New Zealand and Canada – are taking their cases to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit after Novartis won a summary judgment bid to throw out the cases on the grounds that the five were in the wrong jurisdiction.

Judge Todd Campbell...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.