Generics, Not Reglan Cos., Had Duty To Warn: Judge

Law360, New York (March 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has tossed Wyeth Inc. and Schwarz Pharma Inc. from a lawsuit alleging the brand-name pharmaceutical companies failed to warn that a copycat version of their anti-heartburn medicine Reglan could cause an incurable muscular disorder, but has ruled that, in light of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Wyeth v. Levine, the generic-drug makers must face the plaintiff's state law tort claims.

In a ruling March 11 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange denied motions...
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Case Title

Schrock et al v. Wyeth Inc et al


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5:08-cv-00453

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Oklahoma Western

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

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Vicki Miles-LaGrange

Date Filed

April 30, 2008

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