Court Won't Vacate Preemption Ruling In Redux Suit

Law360, New York (March 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Finding that two recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings on preemption do not warrant the reconsideration of a ruling in a product liability suit against Wyeth Pharmaceutical Inc. over the weight loss drug Redux, a federal judge has denied the plaintiff's motion to revive the suit.

Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio handed down an order Friday denying motions to vacate an earlier order and judgment and to alter judgment in the wrongful death suit brought by Ramona...
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