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Cigarettes Will Carry Grisly New Warning Labels
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RICHMOND, Va. - (AP) Rotting teeth and gums. Diseased lungs. A sewn-up corpse of a smoker. Cigarette smoke coming out of the tracheotomy hole in a man's neck. Cigarette packs in the U.S. will have to carry these macabre images in nine new warning... Read More

Supreme Court: Generic Drug Makers Not Liable For Warnings
Posted on 24 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that makers of generic drugs cannot be sued for failing to warn consumers of the possible side effects of their products if they copy the exact warnings on the brand-name equivalents of the medicines... Read More

Supreme Court: Can Generic Drug Maker Be Sued Over Labels?
Posted on 31 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court seemed split on Wednesday on whether to allow generic drug makers to be sued in state court for not trying to get federal regulators to add warnings about potentially dangerous side effects to their drug labels... Read More