Navigation Links
NJLRA Statement on Today's U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Wyeth v. Levine
Date:3/4/2009

TRENTON, N.J., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement in response to today's U.S. Supreme Court decision is from Marcus Rayner, executive director of the New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance.

"We are extremely disappointed in today's Supreme Court decision, which is certain to open the floodgates to new lawsuits around the country. This ruling sets the dangerous precedent that 50 state courts with different rules and standards are better equipped to make medical decisions than an expert, unbiased regulatory body.

"The damaging effects on consumers will be many. Bringing new pharmaceutical therapies to the market will become even slower and more expensive. Innovation will decline, stifling the development of valuable new products.

"Ultimately, Americans will be stuck with fewer health care options and higher prices at the worst possible time. NJLRA will continue to monitor future court cases and fight legislation that would vastly expand liability and jeopardize innovation."

The New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance (NJLRA) is a statewide, bipartisan group of businesses, individuals and organizations committed to improving the State's civil justice system by advocating for legal reforms in the legislature and in the courts. NJLRA believes a balanced civil justice system is critical to ensuring fair and open courts, maintaining and attracting jobs and fostering economic growth in New Jersey. NJLRA is the only organization in New Jersey dedicated exclusively to civil justice reform.

    Contact:

    Marcus Rayner
    New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance
    609-392-6557

    Ernest Landante, Jr.
    Novita Issue Communications
    609-989-1000


'/>"/>
SOURCE New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Statement of Eli Lilly and Company on Dr. David Egilman Settlement:
2. Takeda statement on ACTOS meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association
3. Takeda Statement on ACTOS(R) (Pioglitazone HCl) Meta-Analysis Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association
4. Statement by Mike Leavitt Secretary of Health and Human Services on the United States-China Bilateral Meetings on Food and Drug Safety
5. Statement by Oscar S. Wyatt, Jr.
6. Statement from Employment Policies Institute on Senator Hillary Clintons Health Care Plan
7. Pelosi Statement on Proposed Entitlement Task Force
8. Statement by Robert Greenstein, Executive Director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, on the New Congressional SCHIP Agreement
9. Statement on House/Senate Agreement on SCHIP Legislation
10. Statement from the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care
11. Produce for Better Health Foundation Releases Statement on Study Saying Fruit & Vegetable Consumption Not Strongly Associated With Colon Cancer Risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... -- Expectant parents should leave prenatal picture-taking to medical ... Use of ultrasound imaging and heartbeat monitors to get ... agency warns. "Although there is a lack ... and heartbeat monitors, prudent use of these devices by ... FDA biomedical engineer, said in an agency news release. ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Dec. 16, ... America, and work commitment is a big reason why, new ... said Dr. Mathias Basner, an assistant professor of sleep and ... of Medicine. A time-use survey of nearly 125,000 Americans, ... main activity exchanged for sleep. Short sleepers -- those who ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 South Florida’s leading urgent care ... can be a daze of hassle, hustle, and bustle that ... decking halls, to burns when making special meals and heartburn ... can happen at any time. To prevent this season of ... made a list of helpful and healthful holiday tips to ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... News) -- Expert pilots process visual information more efficiently ... better decisions during landings, a new study shows. ... pilots to master, and 36 percent of all airplane ... final approach and landing. Researchers monitored the brain ... pilots while they were at the controls of a ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 At the leading, long-established ... AutismOne and Focus Autism will welcome ... research on the effects of toxins to children’s health, ... information. , Luminaries such as Dr. Lucija Tomljenovic ... with esteemed, credentialed colleagues of the United States to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 3Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 2Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 3Health News:Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 3
... Organization (NGO), sent over $3,000,000 of vitally needed medical supplies to ... ... -- In a continent often defined by man-made conflicts and natural ... success stories. Among the 53 countries in Africa there ...
... used as traditional remedies for hundreds of years. Among ... in treatment of hepatitis, inflammation, osteomyelitis and gynecological diseases ... barbata have growth inhibitory effects on a number ... of lung, breast and digestive system cancer, hepatoma, and ...
... Scantek Medical, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SKML)("Scantek") announced ... voluntary petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court pursuant ... States Code. Scantek also announced today that it ... Sensor product ("BreastCare") to a medical equipment supplier for ...
... genes initially appeared to be statistically significantly associated with ... individual studies are pooled, however, few DNA repair gene ... to a field synopsis published in the December 30 ... Cancer Institute. , Because DNA damage is associated ...
... didn,t halt women,s risk of developing disease , , TUESDAY, ... the supposed cancer-fighting powers of vitamins C and E, ... don,t prevent the disease in women. , And another ... new study found. , , "Simply taking antioxidant supplements ...
... Boston resident Barbara Gilchrest, MD, a member of ... and professor and chairman-emeritus of the Department of Dermatology ... recently named one of America,s Top Doctors by Castle ... recognized by consumers seeking high-quality medical care, is a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Good News in Africa: Beyond the headlines 2Health News:Scantek Medical Files for Chapter 11 Voluntary Bankruptcy and Receives Orders for the Sale of BreastCare(TM) 2Health News:Few DNA repair genes maintain association with cancer in field synopsis 2Health News:Vitamins Fail to Prevent Cancer: Study 2Health News:Vitamins Fail to Prevent Cancer: Study 3Health News:BMC, Boston University School of Medicine dermatologist named one of America's Top Doctors 2
(Date:12/15/2014)... DUBLIN , Dec. 12, 2014 Research and ... addition of the "Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters ... to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... sector is projected to reach US$435 million by 2016. ... nearly 39% (2015) of the global value while ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... Israel , Dec. 15, 2014  Immune ... announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Mr. ... Teper who continues as Chief Executive Officer of Immune. ... Directors since 2013. Immune,s new Chairman, Mr. ... interest of shareholders and to continue to support the strategic ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... Washington State are not the only ... Oregon , Alaska , and ... 2014 elections. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141212/164152 ... The benefits of legalizing cannabis are manifold. There are the ... revenue for state and local governments, in addition to reduced ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 2Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 3Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 4Immune Pharmaceuticals Elects Daniel Kazado as New Chairman of the Board. 2Immune Pharmaceuticals Elects Daniel Kazado as New Chairman of the Board. 3Immune Pharmaceuticals Elects Daniel Kazado as New Chairman of the Board. 4CannaInsider.com Estimates 200,000 New Jobs in the Cannabis Industry by 2015 2
... Aug. 17 Luminex Corporation (Nasdaq: LMNX ... it has donated the first commercial unit of its ... his scientific team at the Papua New Guinea Institute ... in Papua New Guinea to progress malaria research led ...
... Equinox Surgical Solutions LLC today announced ... designed and developed by a minimally invasive, Board Certified, ... and his team to improve patient and surgical team ... acquire, hand-off, dispose of and reload sutures with an ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Luminex Donates Company's First MAGPIX Multiplexing System to Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research 2Luminex Donates Company's First MAGPIX Multiplexing System to Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research 3Equinox Surgical Solutions Launches Flagship Product, SutureAssist® 2
... Neonatal and Pediatric TRACH ... a multi access catheter ... lavage/irrigation port and locking ... sizes and packaging configurations. ...
... Stainless steel spiral reinforced. X-ray opaque. Super ... band. Single use. Adjustable Flange: The flange ... to suit the thickness of the cervical ... clockwise until the flange is tightly connected ...
... ULTRA® Suctionaid® tracheostomy tubes provide an additional ... from above the tracheostomy tube cuff. , ... tubes provide an additional lumen to permit ... tracheostomy tube cuff helping to reduce the ...
The soft silicone design promotes patient comfort. , ,Bivona® laryngectomy tubes feature a soft compliant silicone design for patient comfort....
Medicine Products: