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Alabama Supreme Court Denies Motion To Reconsider Wantonness Limitations Ruling

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - (Mealey's) The Alabama Supreme Court issued an order March 2 denying a defense application for rehearing of its June 30 opinion that permits a welder to seek damages for exposure to welding fumes within six years of filing suit under the theory of wantonness ( Charles E. Jerkins...

Alabama High Court Vacates $78.4 Million Drug-Pricing Verdict Against Generic Maker Sandoz

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - (Mealey's) In a 7-1 vote, the Alabama Supreme Court on July 13 vacated a $78.4 million drug-pricing verdict against generic drug maker Sandoz Inc., finding that the state government knew that the reported drug prices were not accurate and that the state based its reimbursement...

Alabama High Court Says Wyeth Can Be Liable For Injuries Caused By Generic Drug

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - (Mealey's) An 8-1 majority of the Alabama Supreme Court on Jan. 11 ruled that Wyeth can be held liable for failing to warn doctors about the risk of long-term use of Reglan if a patient was injured by metoclopramide, the generic version of the drug made by other manufacturers ...