Taiwan HIV Hemophiliac Cases Head Back To Calif.

Law360, New York (January 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A district court has refused to dismiss the claims of nearly 40 Taiwanese HIV-infected hemophiliacs against Bayer Corp. and Baxter Healthcare Corp., finding California a better venue for the suits than a Taiwanese court for the time being.

Judge John. F. Grady of the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Illinois denied a motion from the two pharmaceutical giants Wednesday seeking to dismiss three suits within the multidistrict litigation on the grounds of forum non conveniens without prejudice and recommended remanding the cases to the...
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