Claims Over Drugs Used To Make Meth May Yet Fly

Law360 (January 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A recent failed bid to hold drug companies liable for their products' eventual use in making methamphetamine went against well-established tenets of product liability law, but until case precedent on the issue becomes more established, courts may be faced with similar attempts to pin responsibility for the epidemic on the shoulders of manufacturers, experts say.

The January decision came after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit found that 16 Arkansas counties had failed to meet the state's standard for nuisance, and therefore couldn't...
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