Int'l Plaintiffs Appeal Dismissal From Aredia MDL

Law360 (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...
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