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26 Cal. 3d 588 *; 607 P.2d 924 **; 163 Cal. Rptr. 132 ***; 1980 Cal. LEXIS 151 ****; 2 A.L.R.4th 1061; CCH Prod. Liab. Rep. P8648
JUDITH SINDELL, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. ABBOTT LABORATORIES et al., Defendants and Respondents. MAUREEN ROGERS, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. REXALL DRUG COMPANY et al., Defendants and Respondents
Subsequent History: [****1] Respondents' petitions for a rehearing were denied May 7, 1980. Tobriner, J., did not participate therein. White J., 1 participated therein. Clark, J., Richardson, J., and Manuel, J., were of the opinion that the petitions should be granted.
Prior History: Superior Court of Los Angeles County, No. C 169127, Jerry Pacht and Robert I. Weil, Judges. Superior Court of Ventura County, No. 61220, Steven J. Stone, Judge.
Disposition: The judgments are reversed.
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