Navigation Links
Behind the Landmark Weeks Case
Date:1/28/2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a landmark decision, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled on January 11, 2013, that a patient who alleges injury from a generic prescription drug can sue makers of the brandname drug for failing to warn about the product's risks.  The ruling, which issued in favor of Plaintiff Danny Weeks, comes after courts across the country have rejected a similar theory of liability.  In his victory, Weeks was represented by attorneys of Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC, who argued the case before the state high court.

"We now have broad daylight for our claims against the brand-makers of Reglan," commented Lew Garrison , the HGD senior partner in charge of the case.  "It is a great win for Danny and vindicates our decision to sue the brand defendants."  The suit is pending in federal court in Montgomery, Alabama, and has been stayed pending the Alabama Supreme Court's decision on the question whether a plaintiff allegedly harmed by a generic medicine can sue the brandmaker of the drug.  The federal court certified the question to the high court.

Danny Weeks alleges that he developed tardive dyskinesia, a movement disorder, from a generic version of the acid reflux drug Reglan, and that the brand-name manufacturers of the medicine (Wyeth LLC, Pfizer Inc., and Schwarz Pharma, Inc.) failed to adequately warn about its risks.  Those brand defendants asked the federal court to certify the question.

In siding with Weeks, the Supreme Court reasoned that "an omission or defect in the labeling for the brand name drug would necessarily be repeated in the generic labeling, foreseeably causing harm to a patient who ingested the generic product."  The court distinguished Weeks' claims and argument from several prior decisions in favor of brand-makers sued by patients who inge
'/>"/>

SOURCE Heninger Garrison Davis
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. International Liver Research Community United Behind World Gastroenterology Organisation Action
2. AVAC Report Finds That World is Already Falling Behind Pace to End AIDS Epidemic; Five Essential Actions Needed in 2013 to Avoid Historic Missed Opportunity
3. Asubio Initiates Landmark Clinical Study in Spinal Cord Injury
4. Landmark Sleep Apnea, Heart Failure Study Recruits 1,000th Participant
5. Mylan Applauds Signing of Landmark "Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act"
6. President Obama Signs Landmark Accessible Prescription Drug Label Bill
7. PRA Participates in Landmark Alzheimers Prevention Clinical Trial
8. SurgiCount Medical Achieves Landmark Product Usage And Customer Milestones
9. Fuse Science Announces Landmark Licensing Agreement with Industry Leader Macular Health
10. Millennium Laboratories Announces Landmark Pharmacogenetics Clinical Outcomes Study
11. Study Results Demonstrate Analytical Treatment Interruption to Assess Antiviral Activity of Argoss Arcelis™ Personalized Immunotherapy for Treatment of HIV Patients, AGS-004, Is Acceptable Strategy for At Least 16 Weeks
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014   AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, ... company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative ... today confirmed the PDUFA date for Zalviso remains July ... a rumor circulated online stating the Food and Drug ... 2014 there has been no notification to the company ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... Germany , and MARSEILLE, France ... , Exclusive global license from University of ... including next-generation sequencing (NGS) gene panels, for blood cancers  ... by new test, indicate favorable prognosis for patients with ... QIAGEN sees potential for developing companion diagnostics to guide ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 24, 2014 Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) ... results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, after the close of ... a conference call with the investment community at 2 p.m. ... Robert A. Bradway , chairman and chief executive officer, and ... audio of the conference call will be simultaneously broadcast over ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Confirms July 27, 2014 PDUFA Date for Zalviso 2QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 2QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 3QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 4QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 5Amgen Announces Webcast of 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results 2
... CAESAREA, Israel, March 23, 2011 EndyMed ... use of multi-source radiofrequency for professional aesthetic treatments, announced ... on 3DEEP radiofrequency technology, "A novel method ... treatments". This article was published ...
... CLEVELAND, March 23, 2011 DATATRAK International, Inc. ... on global eClinical solutions for the clinical trials ... Information Association,s EuroMeeting. The 23rd Annual EuroMeeting will ... while evaluating the benefits new science and technologies ...
Cached Medicine Technology:EndyMed Medical's Novel Multi-Source Radiofrequency Device Enables Real Time Skin Impedance Measurements 2EndyMed Medical's Novel Multi-Source Radiofrequency Device Enables Real Time Skin Impedance Measurements 3DATATRAK to Attend DIA's 23rd Annual EuroMeeting 2
(Date:7/25/2014)... 25, 2014 Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer ... on his blog explaining why so many prayers are going ... , In the article, Yisrayl gives many examples around ... the results. For example, in one case, in the small ... grounds to pray for rain; ironically, they received a massive ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... July 25, 2014 iTanSmart is a ... iPads. The app provides a tailored approach to eliminating ... dangerous sunburns and skin damage. In his review, Eaton ... and capabilities of iTanSmart. , Eaton begins his ... as a ‘better organized’ and ‘great alternative’ to its ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... According to the Liver Cirrhosis ... Vkool.com, this is a comprehensive guide that provides ... safe remedies for liver cirrhosis . This ...     Chapter 1: Liver Cirrhosis Bible & ... About Liver Basics ,     Chapter 3: Getting ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... DC (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 At ... Washington DC July 19, 17 participating developmentally-disabled teens and ... fun, even if off-road bicycling, canoeing and hiking can ... national non-profit at the scenic Chesapeake and Ohio ... of participating athletes both disabled and able-bodied. Under slightly ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... 2014 Dr. Henry H. Ting, a ... has been appointed senior vice president and chief quality ... his new role, he will oversee the hospital's clinical ... successfully led quality initiatives and interprofessional teams at the ... for the Door-to-Balloon Alliance, a collaboration of more than ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Yisrayl Hawkins Says Prayers for Rain Result in Violent Hail Because Prayers Are Not Being Heard in New Post 2Health News:Yisrayl Hawkins Says Prayers for Rain Result in Violent Hail Because Prayers Are Not Being Heard in New Post 3Health News:iTanSmart® Suntan App by UV Technologies, LLC Gets a ‘Big Thumbs Up’ from New York Times App Smart Columnist, Kit Eaton 2Health News:iTanSmart® Suntan App by UV Technologies, LLC Gets a ‘Big Thumbs Up’ from New York Times App Smart Columnist, Kit Eaton 3Health News:Liver Cirrhosis Bible & Ezra Protocol Review Exposes Debra Elkin's Liver Cirrhosis Treatment Guide – Vkool - Better Information, Better Lives 2Health News:Liver Cirrhosis Bible & Ezra Protocol Review Exposes Debra Elkin's Liver Cirrhosis Treatment Guide – Vkool - Better Information, Better Lives 3Health News:DC Adventure Team Challenge Thrills Developmentally-Disabled Participants 2Health News:DC Adventure Team Challenge Thrills Developmentally-Disabled Participants 3Health News:NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Names New Senior Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety 2Health News:NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Names New Senior Vice President for Quality and Patient Safety 3
... Record Revenue and Earnings per Share for the ... leading,provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions ... for the three,months and year ended December 31, ... revenue for the three months ended December 31, ...
... wife,of Red Sox star Dustin Pedroia, recently joined the ... be speaking out about the,dangers of tanning. She should ... a,year after her last dance at her senior prom ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080213/DC14158 ), "I really had no idea ...
... Leadership ... Team, Safeguards, METAIRIE, La., ... and dental practices,worldwide, today lauded the Securities and Exchange Commission,s (SEC) ... of OCA, Inc. (OCA). In conjunction with the filing of the,complaint, ...
... 13, 2008 -- The first genome-wide search for genes ... social creatures -- the amoebae Dictyostelium discoideum -- have ... behavior. , The study by scientists at Rice University ... this week by the journal Nature. It marks one ...
... ATLANTA, Feb. 13 Vendormate, Inc. announced ... America (CHCA) to make,Vendormate VISION(TM), its vendor ... children,s hospitals. Vendormate VISION(TM) is,used by leading ... better manage,the increasingly complex requirements of government-mandated ...
... Feb. 13 Quintiles,Transnational Corp. today announced that ... the College of American Pathologists (CAP)., The ... in the first,quarter of 2007. The facility has ... analytical capabilities to a growing test menu., ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter 2007 Results 2Health News:Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter 2007 Results 3Health News:Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter 2007 Results 4Health News:Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter 2007 Results 5Health News:Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter 2007 Results 6Health News:Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter 2007 Results 7Health News:Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter 2007 Results 8Health News:Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter 2007 Results 9Health News:Allscripts Reports Fourth Quarter 2007 Results 10Health News:Kelli Pedroia, Wife of Red Sox Dustin Pedroia, Joins Melanoma Foundation of New England to Warn About Tanning for the Prom 2Health News:OrthoSynetics(TM) Applauds SEC Suit Against Former Company Management 2Health News:Microbial 'cheaters' help scientists ID 'social' genes 2Health News:Microbial 'cheaters' help scientists ID 'social' genes 3Health News:Vendormate and CHCA Finalize Agreement to Offer Compliance and Security Solutions to Children's Hospitals 2Health News:Quintiles Central Laboratory in India Receives CAP Certification 2
Gillies (Converse) Skin Hook, small hook size....
The Accuref 8001 allows you to measure much smaller pupils than conventional units and 3 step Target light adjuster ensures accurate results....
Sterile free isotonic balanced salt solution...
Sterile Silicone Oil for Intraocular Application....
Medicine Products: