Texas Supreme Court Adopts Learned Intermediary, Rejects Advertising Exception

Texas Supreme Court Adopts Learned Intermediary, Rejects Advertising Exception

AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Supreme Court on June 8 adopted the learned intermediary doctrine for prescription drug liability cases and said the direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising exception does not apply to a Remicade injury case that had resulted in a $4.6 million verdict (Centocor, Inc. v. Patricia and Thomas Hamilton v. Michael G. Bullen, M.D., No. 10-0223, Texas Sup.; 2012 Tex. LEXIS 463).

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