August 21, 2017

Negligent Pharmaceutical Companies Beware

On January 21, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court made it clear that pharmaceutical companies who are negligent in their design or marketing of drug products will be held accountable under the law.   The drug company in Lance v. Wyeth argued that the only two bases for products liability claims were (a) impurities in the manufacturing […]

Chicago Judge Denies Motion For New Trial in Humira Case

August 22, 2013 – Late yesterday, Cook County Illinois Judge William J. Haddad denied Abbott Laboratories’ and Abbvie, Inc.’s motion for a new trial and to set aside the verdict in the case of Tietz v. Abbott.  This case, involving North Dakota woman Delores Tietz and the blockbuster prescription drug Humira, went to trial in May.  The […]