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Massachusetts Says Brand Name Drug Manufacturers Are Not Liable for Generic Drugs, Except . . .  

Jordan Lipp | Attorney, Managing Member | Childs McCune

On March 16, 2018, the Massachusetts Supreme Court weighed in on the issue of whether a brand name drug manufacturer is liable for a plaintiff’s use of the generic form of the drug, and it reached a surprising result.  458 more words

Products Liability

Bayer Pays More Than Two Billion Dollars in Settlements Related to Yaz Contraceptives

Most lawsuits related to unexpected severe side effects from prescription drugs fall under the category of product liability, which is a type of personal injury lawsuit. 457 more words

Defective Products / Products Liability

Two Tales of Preemption

FDA preemption for medical devices is never out of the spotlight for long, even if the story usually seems unchanged by the latest retelling. One recent case confirms that success is sometimes measured in large part by the adversary’s miscues, but the other seems to break new ground in this area by posing the question of how preemption works when a PMA and a 510(k) device are joined. 779 more words

Life Sciences Industry News

Preventing Accidental Overdoses of Acetaminophen: Is Legal Action Required?

Acetaminophen, which goes by the brand name Tylenol in the United States and the names paracetamol and Panadol in other countries, is one of the most widely consumed over-the-counter drugs. 501 more words

Personal Injury

For the Love of God, Change Your Default Passwords: The Existential Threat of the Internet of Things

“We’re building an internet that senses, thinks, and acts. We’re building a world-size robot, and we don’t even realize it.” — Bruce Schneier

“What is this ‘Internet of Things’ and what does it have to do with me?” 2,701 more words

Internet Of Things

Conte on Steroids -- The California Supreme Court Finds that Novartis Can Be Liable for a Drug It Hasn't Made in Years

Jordan Lipp | Partner, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

A basic premise of product liability law is that it is the manufacturer of a product, not its competitors, is the sole entity liable for the harm caused by its own defective product.  559 more words

Products Liability

Accutane is the Focus of Many Product Liability Lawsuits

Product liability lawsuits are legal cases in which the plaintiff claims that a product, such as a prescription drug or over-the-counter medicine, is more dangerous than its labeling or marketing suggest. 457 more words

Personal Injury