Ore. Federal Judge Says N.J. Punitives Law Applies In Zometa Jaw Injury Case

Ore. Federal Judge Says N.J. Punitives Law Applies In Zometa Jaw Injury Case

PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon woman who claims that Zometa caused her jaw injury cannot claim punitive damages against defendant Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. because they are prohibited by New Jersey state law, an Oregon federal judge ruled April 22 (Patricia Stromenger v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, No. 3:12-686, D. Ore.).

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